Motor skills: leanred, goal directed movement Perceptual skills: interpretation of a given stimuli Cognitive skills: use of thoughts/intelect to decide upon an action.
Indicators of a skilled performer:
Consistant: can repeat the skill at will, with regular levels of success. Fluent: movements are smooth and continuous. Aesthetically pleasing: looks gracefull in action-looks good. Efficient: dont waste energy unneccersarily. Increased self confidence. Delect and correct errors without prompt. Minimum conscious thought
Characteristics of Ability: innate, stable, induring characteristicsa that underpin skilfull movement. Innate: born with. Stable: consistant, unchanging. Underpin skilfull movement: allows us to perform associated skills well.
Perceptual motor abilities: information processing and decision making.
limb coordination, reaction time, speed of arm movement, arm-hand steadiness and aiming.
Gross motor ability: include movement related to physical fitness.
static strength, dynamic strength, explosive strength, trunk strength, dynamic flexiblity, stamina
General sporting ability: different sports require different abilities. The natural all round sportsman has a number of ablilities.