Classification of skills

  • Created by: Finpoppy1
  • Created on: 04-09-21 16:20

Many different skills are used to take part in sport. You need to know the calssification of a skill so that you can create an appropriate practice to improve it. Most skills are measured on a continuum, which is a scale between two extremes. Continua means more than one continuum.

One example of a skills continuum is between open and closed skills.

- Open skills are thoses that are affected by the surrounding enviroment. Open skills need to be constantly adapted by the performer to meet changing situations. Conditions are unstable and unlikely to be the same twice.

Examples: passing in hockey, dribbling in football, hitting a cricket ball in a match.

- Closed skills are those that are not affected by the surrounding enviroment…


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