Social effects on performance: Mathew, Pygmalion, Galatea, and Relative Age effect

Elaborating on his co-authored( with David J Hancock and Ashley L Adler) paper, "A proposed theoretical model to explain relative age effects in sport", Jean Côté argues that social agents have the largest influence on relative age effects. According to the paper, primary agents like parents influence relative age effects through Matthew effects. Coaches influence … Continue reading Social effects on performance: Mathew, Pygmalion, Galatea, and Relative Age effect

Those who teach can’t do.?

The central argument of this post(list of links) is that the best performers in a field might not be good coaches or mentors. On the other hand, people without stardom performance might become extraordinary mentors or coaches. This is not to generalize or to compartmentalize doer vs teacher/ doing vs teaching, etc., but to reiterate … Continue reading Those who teach can’t do.?

The dynamics of Athletic(player) Affordances and my thoughts

A question from @EMERGENTMVMT : What should we do when an athlete is not accepting an affordance we believe exists for him/her within a particular contextual movement problem? Other great comments

Reading list on Sports Learning: Constraints-Led Approach, Ecological approchs

Constraints-Led Approach : A constraint-led approach to sport and physical education pedagogy Ian Renshaw &J-Y Chow Ecological Dynamics : The ecological dynamics of decision making in sport(Duarte Araújo, KeithDavids, Robert Hristovski) Chow’s Nonlinear Pedagogy: Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition Wolfgang Schöllhorn's differential learning: Differential Learning @ These reading list was curated from my twitter … Continue reading Reading list on Sports Learning: Constraints-Led Approach, Ecological approchs

Tweet: Insights from sports science

Why aren't we not applying sports science in other domains ?— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) October 18, 2018 I think sports science offers a lot of insights about real world learning. This includes learning in teams, in complexity, in diversity, in volatility. It acknowledges the presence of other parties and players.It acknowledges the complex nature of the … Continue reading Tweet: Insights from sports science

Tweet: Choking under pressure ?

Why we choke under pressure ? When under pressure we are concerned about performing at our best and often try and control aspects of what we are doing that should be left outside conscious control, triggering Paralysis By Analysis" #Ted @sianbeilock— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 23, 2018]When the pressure is on, why do we … Continue reading Tweet: Choking under pressure ?

Tweet: Learning in sports and entrepreneurship

How the lack of immediate feedback effects entrepreneurial learning and what is it mean to be learning in entrepreneurship ?? What are the similarities and differences between pattern recognition in sports and entrepreneurship ? What about emergent patterns which are unknown ? How is the lack of immediate feedback affect entrepreneurial learning ?— Kiran … Continue reading Tweet: Learning in sports and entrepreneurship

Tweet: What is differential learning?

What is differential learning? @TimBuszard— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 4, 2018 learning is a method of training that highlights the exploration of movement patterns. It takes advantage of variations in a complex system by increasing them through 'no repetition' and 'constantly changing movement tasks' which add stochastic perturbations.  By constantly and randomly changing the … Continue reading Tweet: What is differential learning?

Fran Pirozzolo @ LastingLearning Video Playlist

Using Desirable Difficulties in Sports   The Role of Technology in Sports Training   How Families Cultivate the Development of Young Talent.   Embracing Mistakes in Sports Training.   Challenging Practice Leads to Effective Learning.