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Class Notes Exam 2 PE375 Athletic Excellence- mastering all the given tasks in a specific sports domain Flow- state where everything feels great and play terrifically Factors of Influencing Athletic Excellence: o Training o Coaching-what you are taught and what you are not matters o Parental support o Environmental opportunities-living in certain places provides more benefits o Enjoyment-intrinsic motivation o Recovery-both physical and mental o Age o Psychological skills/attributes o Innate abilities-what are we born with Theorists o Csikszentmihalyi- flow and environmental influences=CHALLENGE Father of flow Excellence as a state and a journey Sport as a mystical experience- acute well- being, peace and calm, freedom, ecstasy, power/control, present moment focus, unity Eastern views of self- there is experience-the present moment. There is no self or “I” Happiness- having a sense of meaning and purpose throughout the course of ones day to day life Flow optimal experience merging of action and awareness, clear goals and feedback, concentration on task at hand (what’s important now), paradox of control(in a flow state you don’t feel like you are in control but you actually are), loss of self consciousness, transformation of time (in the moment seems slow but actual experience seems fast), optimal experience is an end in itself (flow does not guarantee the outcome. Doing in itself is the reward, challenging activity that requires skills (challenge=skills)
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If players are bored, athletes are not challenged enough, so increase the challenge Differentiation and Integration- stress the athlete out to a point where you integrate training, skills, and confidence so they go into flow To engage in an activity purely for the pleasure and satisfaction derived from playing the activity Truly excellent accomplishments only discovered with assistance of family, friends, and other members of society Social support- understanding support and challenge dictates how we will perform. Challenge is essential to thriving o High/low support, High/low challenge o High support and low challenge- won’t really achieve excellence o Low support and low challenge-possibly can achieve excellence o High challenge and low support- can achieve excellence o High support and high challenge- will achieve excellence o Ericsson- deliberate practice 10 years or 10 thousand hours to an activity Only thing you cant change is your appearance/physical characteristics Need to do something for 10 years in order to know actually how good you are Structured activities with clear purpose Big 4 for deliberate (quality) practice: Relevant activity-is the activity allowing me to better at what I want to be excellent at Physical effort Mental focus No fun- sport is only supposed to be enjoyable Constraints on Deliberate Practice Resource constraints- time, energy, access to teachers and training facilities o
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