A kinesiologist does not have to be an Olympic sprinter to analyze and suggest improvement to a runner's form. I dont have to be a car to understand how an internal combustion engine works. As a matter of fact, not being a car makes it a bit easier to understand an ICE.
Why do so many of the folk who do have IP resist having the skill analyzed? What is it that these folks offer as analysis and explanation? Why is it that some of the IP folks say that yeah, it is just different biomechanics, and others say that biomechanics couldn't possibly explain what they do?
huh? Nobody is "resisting" skill being analyzed (check that one post where Stanford scientists did a test on a ICMA master). All the IP folks are saying is that no matter how much you use scientific language and all that, it won't help you get the skills that IP folks are going after.