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Identification and justification of the components of fitness in my sport.

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Identification and justification of the components of fitness in my sport. In order to be a success at a particular sport, whether it's playing football in the back garden or running in the Olympics for your country you must have skill, ability and technique. Skill is the ability to choose and perform the right techniques at the correct time, regularly and with the minimum of effort in a specific movement in a sport. Sportsmen use their skills to achieve particular objectives in their sport e.g. scoring a hat Rick of tries in rugby. Ability is the make up of a sportsman. A number of different aspects of your make up can be taken into consideration whilst talking about ability e.g. Height, Strength and co-ordination. We inherit our ability from our parents. Techniques are the basic movements that we make in any sport e.g. ...read more.


appropriate to a given task under given conditions. (Professor GP Meredith) The difference between skill and ability is that a skill can be taught and changed and your ability is something that is inherited from your parents and cannot be taught. Technique is something, which you need to have to complete a particular skill. It is often confused with skill. To perform a particular skill in any sport you will have to a required technique. ? ? ?There are a number of classification continuums that may be used in conjunction with each other to build up a profile of a particular skill. There is Knapp's open-closed ?continuum, which involves skills being categorised into open or closed skills. An example of an open skill is a tackle in hockey. It is very difficult to improve an open skill in any sport because the situation in which it occurs is always different but the skill will be improved over time through experience .An example of a closed skill is the shot putt. ...read more.


keeping your head over the ball whilst playing a forward defensive in cricket. This feedback can then be used to improve your technique and then you can go away and work on it in the next training sessions. Warm-up For rugby a sufficient whole body warm-up will last about fifteen minutes, but, in Athletics, particularly sprinting the warm-up should be at least twenty minutes. This is because your muscles are put through a great deal of stress in a short period of time and the maximum effort is required of them. It is also very important to warm up properly in rugby because your body is likely to bashed about a lot so your muscles have to be prepared. The warm-up for rugby is very different to the one for Athletics the reason been in ruby you use your shoulders and upper predominantly but in track athletics the are the main driving force. Dale Anderson PPP Mr Awbery ...read more.

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