When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
Since each system has its pros and cons, it is impossible to generally recommend one over another.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
The program uses guidelines to identify and manage anger.
Open Water Swimming eBook
At its most fundamental level, marathon swimming is a daring personal challenge in which swimmers pit themselves against the elements and experience a wide range of emotions that fluctuates between despair and relief.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
The very best programs provide a solid grounding in the broad field of kinesiology, including exercise physiology; biomechanics; motor development, control and learning; sport psychology; and sociocultural analysis of sport and physical activity.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
Rugby is one of the most intriguing sports to analyse from a physiological perspective because it has such a variety of demands and each match is unique.
Coaching Excellence eBook
Interceptive actions common in tasks such as cricket batting and playing tennis also emphasise the importance of practising the perceptual component in connection with the physical aspect of a skill.
Long-Term Athlete Development
The biological differences between a 9-year-old and a 15-year-old are huge, and yet in spite of these biological differences, athletes of the same chronological age are often trained the same way at every age and participate in age group competitions.
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
Youth Soccer Drills 3rd Edition eBook
Purpose: To develop dribbling skills with subtle defensive pressure.