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Associative stage of learning

Is the second phase in the learning of a new skill, in which movement patterns become more refined and consistent through practice.



Refers to the amount of mental concentration or thought required to complete a task.


Cognitive stage of learning

Is the initial phase of the learning of a motor skill where the emphasis is on conscious understanding of the task requirements.


Deliberate play

Describes an unsupervised learning environment where children devise their own interpretation of competition rules and experiment performing different types of skills.


Deliberate practice

Involves highly structured activities overseen by a coach/ instructor aimed at improving designated movement skill/s.


Explicit learning

Is learning that takes place as a result of direct instruction, where the performer is told what to do and when to do it.


Game sense

Is a method of teaching tactical awareness and effective skill performance through game constraints modification and the use of guiding open-ended questions.


Implicit learning

Is learning through doing. The participants learn through completing a task.


Observational learning

Is the learning that takes place as a result of watching and imitating others.


Perception-action coupling

Describes the reciprocal relationship between perception and action.


Sociological influences

Are the combination of social and cultural factors that impact on an individual’s opportunities to participate in particular sports or recreational activities and, in turn, develop the relevant movement skills.