Gymnastics Today we will... Homework feedback: Definition of a Skill / Technique Simple / Complex Skills Open / Closed Skills Discuss how we gathered general data on our performance of gymnastics skills Consider how we can best gather specific data on a gymnastics skill Methods of practice Homework Feedback Excellent of the standard expected Satisfactory, some key content / information missing Unsatisfactory, not of the level required – Homework graded as RED has to be recompleted Homework feedback Homework codes we will use Excellent of the standard expected Satisfactory, some key content / information missing Unsatisfactory, not of the level required – Homework graded as RED has to be recompleted Homework feedback…Peer Marking Skill... A skill is a series of movements performed for a purpose. The name of a skill describes the purpose of the linked sequences of movements. Technique... A technique explains the way that a skill is performed. Closed Skill... A closed skill is a skill controlled solely by the performer A closed skill can be performed the same way every time There are very few variables which influence a closed skill Open Skill... The performance of an open skill is influenced by other factors An open skill is unlikely to be performed the same way every time There are a number of variables which influence an open skill Gathering general data on a physical skill Identifying initial factors… Think... (no talking) What were the steps we took yesterday to gather general data on our gymnastics performance Pair... Share... (talking to partner) Share the steps you remember with your partner Task On the back of your Skills Checklist Observation Schedule complete question one “Bullet point the steps you took to gather information on your gymnastics performance” Gathering specific data on a physical skill Identifying specific factor Think... (no talking) Which type of skill would improve your performance the most? Simple or complex Which type of skill would you be able to work on with just one partner to support and provide feedback? Open or Closed Think... (no talking) Which category of skill would be the most appropriate? You will need to be able to work with little equipment and with just one person? Flight / Rotation / Inversion / Balance Share... (talk to partner) Which category of skill of would you consider the most appropriate to investigate then develop? Think... (no talking) Which skill would you consider the most appropriate to investigate then develop? Handstand / Handstand forward roll / Headstand / Headstand Forward Roll Identifying a specific factor Think... (no talking) How will you assess your handstand forward roll Bullet point the steps you would take Share... (talking with a partner) Are there any potential issues with the steps you plan to take Consider how you will identify what parts of your handstand forward are causing problems Subroutine Standing position raise arms straight above head Lean over arms locked, reaching for the ground. The leading leg bends to bring the hands in contact with the floor Trailing leg swings upwards to increase momentum now inverted, both legs snap together Model Performer Performance 1 Performance 2 Performance 3 What steps have we taken to enable us to gather more specific data on our handstand forward roll? • • • Legs straight Toes pointed Arms locked Head tucked in Back straight Hold handstand for 5 seconds Overbalance, tucking chin to chest Curve spine slowly bend arms Bend legs and tuck heels to bum Rotate through forward roll holding tuck until heals touch ground Standing position raised arm What steps are you going to take to gather specific data on Handstand Forward Roll • • • • How do we break a skill down? All skills can be broken down into 3 main areas PREPARATION ACTION RECOVERY A good way to remember these areas is the acronym: PAR Methods of Practice Homework question three from last week was: Read pages 81-84 of the text book. Decide which method of practice would be the most appropriate method for developing your performance of a new gymnastics skill. You must ensure you are familiar with the methods of practice listed for Tuesday 14th November Homework Due – Monday 18th November Q1. Complete Homework questions on Skills Checklist worksheet Q2. Ensure you are familiar with the methods of practice identified in pages 8184 of the text book.