Athletic Skill Development: An Open and Closed Case Introduction. The development of skills is one area which is the paramount critical area in athletic performance. Despite an individual being endowed with the suitable athletic physique if they do not nurture the skill they would not achieve much in athletics. In other words athletics is a combination of nature and nurture but the former is very important. This is universally agreed but the crisis comes on which are the best methods of nurturing these skills in order to achieve optimal levels of skills and to understand this knowledge on neuromuscular and cognitive processes involved in the learning and teaching progression is very important. Coaches as well as athletes are in an endless quest to establish new and more quality athletic enhancing methods with most people craving to come up with skill oriented techniques or consuming any new service that claims the duration taken to perceive a stimulus and the time taken before the movement to respond whilst the response time is the time from perception to execution. As a trainer I would reduce the number of stimuli in training athletes and also motivate them to be alert. Establishing the time taken before their arousal is also important in order to improve on it. Conclusion The training of athletes should put into consideration the athletes’ genetic abilities as well as the speed to which an individual learns. Again the training of the athletes should not be done by anybody but someone who understands the science behind the human response system. Before commencing the training the coach should first research on the kind of skill to be imparted the types of muscles and involved in the learning of the skill as well to ensure that an effective instructional method is employed. [...]
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