653 The Science of Skill Learning: Coaching Applications

Saturday, April 27, 2013: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center: 211AB
NASPE/Sport and Coaching
Speaker: Tom Parry, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
There are over 26 million youths involved in organized sports in America. This means there are also millions of coaches. But how many coaches truly understand how people learn motor skills? Understanding the science behind coaching can make the difference between an average coach and an exceptional one. This presentation will discuss motor skill learning research findings and show how they can be utilized in numerous coaching applications.
  • Tom Parry Coaching AAHPERD 2013.pdf (10.2 MB)