Jul 28, 2020
How do implicit and explicit learning interact with each other? If a coach gives an athlete an explicit strategy for correcting their technique is it going to hinder implicit learning? What does this say about whether it is a good idea for a coach to sample from different theoretical approaches and philosophies in...
Jul 21, 2020
A look at how modifying sports equipment (e.g., changing size, altering mass distribution or making more flexible) can enhance motor learning by adding variability and increasing movement execution redundancy.
Jul 14, 2020
A look at individual differences in motor learning and coordination. What are intrinsic dynamics and how do they influence learning? How do patterns of coordination change with learning? Why do some athletes seem to be better able to self-organize than others?
Jul 7, 2020
A look at the concepts of multi and meta-stability in coordination. How can a performer have multiple movement solutions that are both stable and flexible at the same time? How might we develop this by training within meta-stable regions?
Jul 2, 2020
I am joined by Damian Farrow, Alex Lascu, Derek Panchuk and Carl Woods to discuss the article: Sport Practitioners as Sport Ecology Designers: How Ecological Dynamics Has Progressively Changed Perceptions of Skill “Acquisition” in the Sporting Habitat. We discuss: the shift from coach as instructor to coach...