The VARK Questionnaire for Athletes

Copyright for this version of VARK is held by Julia L.Dunn, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 and Neil Fleming. Revised in September 2013.

How Do I Learn Best?

VARK Questionnaire version 7.1

Choose the answer which best explains your preference and tick the box next to it. Please tick more than one if a single answer does not match your perception. Leave blank any question that does not apply.

Your coach has assigned a group of international athletes to you to learn about your training facility. I would:
Your coaches have asked you to make a presentation at the end-of-season function. You would:
I like team or sports websites that have:
You are about to learn to use a new statistics or visual tracking program on a computer. I would:
You finished competing in a sporting event and would like some feedback from your coach. You would like to:
You are to give directions to a new athlete. The athlete needs to get to the team’s training facility. I would:
You want to make a new fruit drink for a snack. I would:
You are the team captain. The team has asked you to make a collection of songs for a warm-­‐up tape. Why would you decide to include a song on the tape?
An opponent's performance video has arrived for your coach. Why would you watch or not watch it?
Recall a time in when you learned how to keep an official score (in a scorebook, judge's or statistic sheet) for your sport. I learnt best by:
You are to purchase new equipment for your sport. Other than price, what would most influence your decision to purchase a product?
You have an injury and you are not sure whether the word used for it was 'tendonitis' or 'tendinitis'. I would:
Do you prefer a coach who likes to teach a new skill or strategy by:
You have received a copy of your itinerary for a sports trip. This is of interest to a friend. I would:
You have a knee injury. I would prefer that the doctor or athletic trainer:
You have a YouTube clip to learn how to use a new piece of training equipment. You would like to have: