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Training Articles - Skill Development

  • It's all in the technique
    A review of how we learn a new skill, how performance can be assessed and how faults can be developed in that learning process
  • Athletes who throw things should alternate between heavy and light
    Athletes who throw a cricket ball, javelin, discus, or some other object, often train by hurling things that are heavier than their normal implement in hopes of fortifying the muscles involved in throwing. Research concerning the effectiveness of this training strategy has yielded mixed results.
  • Identify your weaknesses and work on them
    Most runners think that strength training is something carried out in a weight room or gym utilising various pieces of equipment. However, the truth is that strength training is any physical activity that emphasises the application of resistance to the muscular system.

Literature Review - Skill development

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