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, Motor learning paradoxes

Motor learning paradoxes

– and implications for teaching. When we begin to take a closer look at learning and teaching, we are quickly faced with some paradoxical phenomena. The definition of a paradox is, a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true. We are conditioned to a linear Read more about Motor learning paradoxes[…]

, Motor learning paradoxes

How understanding motivation will improve your teaching.

Motivation plays a key role in learning, being motivated supercharges our learning experience, but what is motivation? And how does it relate to teaching? Edward Deci and Richard Ryan has studied these questions for the better part of their research careers, they formulated their Self determination theory (SDT) as a framework to study human motivation [Ryan, R. M. &  Deci, Read more about How understanding motivation will improve your teaching.[…]

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Were you focus your attention may determine the success of your Handstand.

Adopting an external focus of attention improves handstand performance. Were is your focus when practicing handstands? Does it even matter? Yes it does! It turns out that we can significantly improve our performance by adopting an external focus of attention. So what does that all mean? In this post I will be introducing a simplified Read more about Were you focus your attention may determine the success of your Handstand.[…]

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Variation & Balance in Training

  Introduction. From a sports scientific point of view, a Sport-specific strength training program is fundamental to an athlete’s development and success. Long gone are the days when coaches shunned weight lifting for fear that it might hinder the performance of fine skill and correct technique. It’s now accepted that high levels of strength are Read more about Variation & Balance in Training[…]

The effects of strength and balance training on fatigue related injury risk

The effects of strength and balance training on fatigue related injury risk

Introduction Fatigue is an inevitable part of exercising, and fundamental to create the necessary training stimulus for increases in performance and adaptations to occur, but with the presence of fatigue comes increased injury risk Woods et al. (2003); McLean & Samorezov (2009). In acrobatic sports the frequency of injury and the presence of pain is a Read more about The effects of strength and balance training on fatigue related injury risk[…]