- Types of Practice
- Learners practice continually without breaks.
- long practice sessions
- good for grooving in of habitual skills by experienced highly motivated performers
- Suitable for discrete, simple skills.
- can cause boredom, demotivation and fatigue
- Maintains motivation and good for dangerous or complex skills and continuous skills.
- rest intervals allows time to recover both physically and mentally
- allows time for feedback
- because of rest intervals good for beginners and learners with low levels of motivation
- known as a skill drill
- suitable for a closed skill as the environment is always the same
- done so the skill becomes habitual
- A specific movement pattern is practiced in the same environment
- Develops decision making and the learners perceptual skills
- the performer is able to adapt to the environment, which is stored in the LTM
- Before doing a varied practice a fixed practice should be done
- suitable for open skills as the skill is practiced in many different environments
- Mental Practice/ Mental Rehearsal
- consists of building up a mental picture
- used for emotional control, reduce anxiety and increase confidence
- when the performer goes through the action in their mind
- No physical movement
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