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Play Practice-2nd Edition


Shaping practice makes play suitable for every performance level
Every major game is shaped by rules that define the size and shape of the playing area, how goals or points are scored, and the number of players.
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Improve performance at every level of play
Two-touch soccer is a game shaped by the rule that only allows players two touches of the ball at any one time.
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Learn the ins-and-outs of rugby seven
Rugby sevens, like touch, is primarily based on running with the ball and passing.
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Promote learning in introductory games with these key factors
Fortunately, the games of softball and baseball can be introduced through the lead-up game of tee ball, which simplifies the batting technique by allowing players to hit a stationary ball from a tee.
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Play Practice-2nd Edition
Engaging and Developing Skilled Players From Beginner to Elite
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This text offers an innovative approach to teaching and coaching based on a thorough analysis of skilled performance and an understanding of the conditions under which people learn best. It shows how the strategies of simplifying, shaping, focusing, and enhancing can maximize learning and positively influence the attitudes of learners.

© 2013
Book   256 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736097000

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