05/05/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/05/2017
Great SlideShare presentation by Nick Winkelman. The presentation discussed core tenets of motor learning and skill acquisition.
01/02/2017By Dragan Milojević on 01/02/2017
Being that the manner of physical training, which is now more or less commonly referred to as the “movement training”, is a relatively “new kid on the block”, there are still some misconception about what it is good for or not, so it makes it a bit harder to figure out the proper role for this approach in working...
26/06/2016By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/06/2016
Agility is defined as an independent motor skill. The previous studies lead to the conclusion that there is very little positive transfer between the straight line speed and agility (i.e. change of direction speed), which basically means that the development of agility requires a specific training.
21/05/2016By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/05/2016
Technique of Running and Motion Direction Change - Running technique is crucial for the change of motion direction. More specifically, the slope of the body and low center of mass are essential in optimizing acceleration and deceleration, as well as for increasing stability.
30/04/2016By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/04/2016
Most coaches believe that different motor characteristics represent the “foundation” of agility, i.e. the change of direction speed, and therefore its improvement by training has positive effect on the change of direction speed improvement.
21/04/2016By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/04/2016
Most sports played on the field, such as soccer, handball, basketball, volleyball, rugby, tennis etc, demand extremely fast movements of the whole body, which are in most cases performed in response to a movement of the ball a rival or a teammate. This crucial component of an athlete’s performance is usually referred to as agility.
09/04/2016By Mladen Jovanovic on 09/04/2016
Grand Unified Theory of Sport Performance I have already spoke about Grand Unified Theory (GUT) in Random Thoughts on the New Frans Bosch Book and More blog post, but wanted to give this topic a bit more thought in this video.
24/05/2015By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/05/2015
I wrote this article in May 2010 and I believe it is one of the best articles I ever wrote, at least when it comes to skill training in team sports / sport games. Hence, I believe it demands republishing.