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skill development

Dr. Fergus Connolly, Performance Director for Michigan Football, is here to tell you why our obsession with the numbers game is entirely misplaced.
Recognition of where you are in your skill development can go a long way toward making your progress sustainable.
Encourages perfect form in execution and can be a great way to tax the nervous system in training.
There is no better tool to force your entire body to work as one cohesive piece.
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Sergeant Nick Rians may be building the next CrossFit.
Hard work is not enough. Identify your inspiration to achieve the lifting goals of a lifetime.
Your genetics don't determine your success in weightlifting. The responsibility is in your hands.
Unfamiliar physical challenges and movement patterns have an extraordinary effect on your brain and body.
Having mirrors in your gym can be good for reflection, but bad for form. Shatter technique issues by teaching self-awareness.
Many athletes rely on their defaults of mobility, speed, and power to get the job done. Instead, cultivate balanced technique in all your athletes.
If improving multiple skills simultaneously is an issue you struggle with, try these strategies.
Skill development is all about concentration, routine, and patience.
Researchers have determined that accumulated hours of practice are actually behind what we mistakenly call "innate talent."
I’d encourage anyone looking to incorporate assistance and specialty exercises into their CrossFit programming to give IWT a try.
Can similar exercises and drills can transfer to specific sport skills and be effective? Or is the time better spent on exact replication of skills plus general strength?
When I was 4 years old I could read at a 4th grade level, but I couldn’t tie my shoes so they weren’t going to let me into kindergarten. Find out what this has to do with your athletic performance.
How do you learn? There are 4 stages to learn. Where are you in the sport you are training? Review the Conscious Competence model of skill acquisition and find out.