A Level PE - Skill Characteristics

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Last updated: February 4, 2018
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A skill performed in an unpredictable environment
Open skill
A skill that uses large muscle groups
Gross skill
The effect of the learning and performance of one skill on the learning and performance of another
A skill that uses smaller muscle groups
Fine skill
When the performer controls the start and the speed of the skill
Self-paced skill
A skill performed in predictable environment
Closed skill
When the performer has no control over the start and the speed of the skill
Externally paced skill
A skill that has a clear beginning and end
Discrete skill
A skill that is not easily broken into parts
High organised skill
A skill that requires few decisions when being performed
Simple skill
Practising the first part of the skill then adding parts gradually
Progressive part practise
Linking the sub-routines of a task together in order when practising
Practising the skill in its entirety
Whole practise
A skill that is easily broken into parts
Low organised skill
The learned ability to bring about predetermined results with the minimum outlay of time, energy or both
A skill that requires decision making using lots of information when performed
Complex skill
When the learning one skill has no impact on the learning another
Zero transfer
Practise with no rest intervals
Practise with rest intervals
Distributed practise
A skill that contains several discrete skills in order to make a more integrated movement
Serial skill
When the learning of one skill helps the learning of another
Positive transfer
When the learning of one skill hinders the learning of another
Negative transfer
Changing the practise type and the practise drills
Varied practise
When the learning of one skill is passed across the body from limb to limb
Bilateral transfer
Assessing the skill, identifying a weakness to practise, then putting the skill back together
Whole part whole practise
Going over the skill in the mind without movements
Mental practise
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