317 Transfer of Learning: Key Component of Effective Sport Skill Training

Thursday, April 25, 2013: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center: 203A
NASPE/Sport and Coaching
Speakers: Jin Wang, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA; and Guibao Yang, Emory University, Oxford, GA
The ultimate goal of sport skill training is to maximize athletesí learning outcomes in training. Many coaches have misconceptions between practice performance and learning. Thus, the purposes of this presentation are three fold: (1) distinguish the concepts of practice performance and learning, (2) introduce the key principles of transfer of learning for sport skill training and (3) give many practical examples of properly designing skill training to maximize learning outcomes in practice.