09082011 - MOTOR ABILITIES Ability A general trait or...

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MOTOR ABILITIES
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Ability A general trait or capacity of a person Relatively enduring characteristic Serves as a determinant of a person’s achievement potential for the performance of specific skills
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Motor Ability An ability that is specifically related to the performance of a motor skill Each person has different levels of a variety of motor abilities
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THE GENERAL MOTOR ABILITY HYPOTHESIS Some people are athletes, some aren’t. Those that are have lots of motor ability. They are gifted. They are good at everything they try. You can spot them a mile away. If they are gifted at one sport you know they will excel at others. Coaches are always looking for “athletes”; others just don’t have what it takes. Their ability is innate or natural or genetic. DO YOU BELIEVE THIS???
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THE SPECIFIC MOTOR ABILITY HYPOTHESIS There are a number of different specific motor abilities. Each person has a certain level of each ability.
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