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Skill

A learned cation with the intention of bringing about a pre-determined result.

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Ability

An inherited stable trait that determines an individuals potential to acquire more skills.

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Basic skill

Requires few decisions and little concentration, can be learnt fairly quickly as a beginner.

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Example of a basic skill

Walking, jogging, throwing/catching

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Complex skill

Requires much decision making, can be taught after mastery of basic skills. Takes considerable time to master correctly.

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Example of complex skill

High jump

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Open skill

A skill performed to deal with a changing/ unstable environment.

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Example of open skill

Football pass

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Closed skill

A skill unaffected by external factors

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Example of closed skill

Darts

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Self paced skill

The skill is started when a performer decides. Speed, rate and pace are controlled throughout.

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Example of a self-paced skill

High jump, long jump

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Externally paced skill

The skill is started due to external factors and is controlled by these throughout.

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Example of externally-paced skill

Football passing

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Gross skill

Skill that uses large muscle groups to perform big, strong, powerful movements.

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Example of gross skill

Rugby tackle

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Fine skill

A skill involving small, precise movements, showing high levels of accuracy and coordination. Involves use of small groups of muscles.

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Example of a fine skill

Archery, darts