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Summary PE

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- PE
- Andy
- 2017 - 2018
- Itchen
- A level
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  • Skill classification

  • What is a motor skill?
    A motor skill is an action that has a goal that requires voluntary body movements which are learnt.
  • What is a gross skill?
    • involves large muscle movements
    • "Javelin"
  • What is a fine skill?
    • Small muscle movements
    • "Golf putt"
  • What is a complex skill?
    • Multiple decisions to be made 
    • "Football dribble" 
  • What is a discrete skill?
    • Has a clear beginning and end. Usually a fast, single movement.
    • "Golf putt"
  • What is a serial skill?
    • A number of discrete skills put together to make a sequence.
    • "Triple jump"
  • What is a continuous skill?
    • An action that is repeated continuously
    • "Running, swimming, rowing, cycling"
  • What is a self-paced skill?
    • You control when you do the skill and the rate/speed of that activity.
    • "tennis serve"
  • What is an externally-paced skill?
    • When the environment around you has an impact on when you perform the skill
    • "Cricket catch , football pass"
  • What is an open skill?
    • Acton is affected by the environment. Skill is changeable due to changing nature of the environment.
    • Mostly externally paced.
    • "Football dribble"
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