• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Ideal Learning Environment

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

The Ideal Learning Environment Task 1 In order of me to determine how I would coach a certain group, I am going to investigate the different types of presentation of skills, guidance, teaching styles and practice conditions. Guidance "Guidance is information given to the learner or performer in order to help them limit possible mistakes." (Wesson et al p 531) Therefore if guidance does not improve ones performance it can not be called guidance. Guidance is usually given to beginners when learning an unfamiliar skill. Information can be passed on in several different forms * Visual guidance Can be given in a number of ways including; demonstrations, video/film, poster/charts or Slides. Visual guidance is especially important in the early stages of learning, where the leaner can get an overall idea of the skill. Demonstration gives a 'Real life' instant picture and can focus attention on performance cues. The demonstration must be accurate or else the learner may pick up poor technique. * Verbal guidance Verbal guidance is often used to reinforce a visual display. So the learner can gain an overall picture of the skill and have verbal instructions to go with it. Verbal guidance can be given from the touch line to help an individual or team perform better, such as organising tactics. ...read more.

Middle

* Distributed This practice is interspersed with breaks which can either be rest or another skill. These sessions are good for athletes with lower levels of fitness and experience. Listed below are different age, sex and skill level groups, I am going to find the best learning environment for each. A) 7-11 years learning a new skill The skill these are learning is front crawl, Guidance- visual, verbal, manual A physical demonstration of the front-crawl action should be used to give the group an overall picture of what front crawl would look like. As well as pointing out key points to the stroke verbally. The use of kickboards and floats would aid the learner mechanically as well. Teaching style- Command Because the group are of a young age, they might lose concentration. Being quite firm would keep the children focused on the task. Also telling the children what to do and correcting them if they did it wrong would reduce the chance of them doing the skill wrong. Presentation of skills- Part practice Because front crawl would be quite complex for a young beginner, it would be best to teach the skill in parts. Breaking the different sub-routines up (arms stroke, legs kick, breathing) and practicing them separately would able the learner to acquire the skill easier. ...read more.

Conclusion

injured part A = Active movements from the player P = Passive movements by therapist S = Strength- Players movements are resisted by therapist www.thefa.com After I have followed this procedure, I will then take appropriate action. Either provide first aid on the field myself, or if necessary help as much as I can and get someone to phone an ambulance. B) To motivate a de-motivated student I would offer them rewards if they meet specific targets. Also I would give them lots of encouragement, lots of praise and hold back the negative feedback. I would make the session enjoyable rather than boring- involving lots of games. Another thing I could do is put the students into teams, and put the de-motivated student into a more talented team so they will feel success. C) If I was faced with a physically challenged student, I would treat them the same way as any student, but be sympathetic to their needs. I would try to involve them as part of the group as much as possible ensuring that the student is safe at all times. I would give the group appropriate activities which the physically challenged student could join in. For example if they where in a wheelchair I would not have the group playing football, I would play basketball or badminton- which they will be able to play. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Acquiring, Developing & Performance Skill section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Acquiring, Developing & Performance Skill essays

  1. Performance analysis of passing and tackling in rugby.

    In the fourth week the player would start his warm up before going into another drill. This week's drill would once again involve the offload. The player would start with the ball with two players holding tackle shields in front of him.

  2. Techniques, Rules and Tactics of Football

    ball hit your arch or toward the back of your foot, not your toes. (It's easier for a bad bounce to hop over your toes.) Estimate how hard the pass is and relax or tense your foot so the ball stops where you want it to.

  1. PEP basketball

    of that foot against the knee of the other leg On command from the coach: * Raise the heel and stand on your toes * Coach starts the stop watch * Balance for as long as possible without letting either the heel touch the ground or the other foot move away from the knee.

  2. Skill Acquisition - Assignment 3

    taught and learnt in its entirety, whereas part learning is when a skill is split into smaller sections and learnt separately before being put together and learnt as a whole skill. Whole learning is the ideal way in which skills should be taught and learnt, however if a skill is

  1. A2 Practical Assessment Of Rugby

    As well as being low, I need a wider stance, this would give me a solid base, which is much harder to push or move. When I go into a ruck I need to go in with strength and power, it is no good walking into the ruck and trying

  2. analysis of 2 sports : Badminton and Gaelic Football

    Strengths o The player was confident when she was tackling the opposition, therefore resulting in her retrieving the ball. o The player was able to remained focused on the ball and not on the opposing player, therefore she remained confident in her tackles.

  1. Training Programme - I want to build up my stamina because I need it ...

    After a hard effort, you should continue exercising at a lower intensity to let the legs relax better. At the end of a training session, you should add some stretching which will prevent muscle tightness and increase their flexibility. Pay particular attention to the muscle groups you used in the training session.

  2. Skill Classification and Information Processing.

    sections to practice them individually to then hopefully bring together in a final performance. For example the trainer might want to practice each section of the service which requires a perceptual trace to follow so they can then easily be put together by the trainee (i.e.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work