What Are Skills? (04:59)
It is important to know the difference between skill and ability because each requires different cognitive, perceptual, and psycho-motor skills. Open and closed skills are determined by the presence or absence of external factors.
How We Progress to a Skilled Performer (04:51)
The differences between a skilled and unskilled performer are most apparent in kinesthetic approach, anticipation and timing, mental approach, and consistency. There are a number of stages in skill acquisition.
How We Learn Skills (04:35)
People learn through a cyclical process of perceiving, deciding, acting, and feedback. Methods to learn and develop skills include massed, distributed, whole, and part. Further "ingredients" take one to the autonomous level of performance.
What Factors Influence Performance? (02:54)
Factors that influence performance include characteristics of the learner, personality, genetic make-up, confidence, prior experiences, and innate ability.
How Do We Evaluate Performance? (05:01)
The types of feedback used to evaluate performance are internal, external, concurrent, or delayed. A performance is judged on techniques, outcomes, and personal expectations, and more.
Credits: Skill Acquisition for Sports Performance (00:30)
Credits: Skill Acquisition for Sports Performance
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