athletic ability

athletic ability

The strength, co-ordination, speed of reflexes and other qualities and skills which are required for a person to excel in a sport.
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The program teaches over 600 children ages 6-16 sportsmanship, athletic ability and academics through teamwork, coaching and mentoring provided by volunteer role models.
Academic performance, interactions with peers, and athletic ability are factors connected to self-esteem in school children.
In Search Of Greatness, directed by acclaimed documentarian Gabe Polsky, best known for his previous feature Red Army, which debuted in Cannes in 2014 and was distributed by Sony Pictures Classics, and his work on Nat Geo's Emmy-award-winning TV show Genius, is a provocative work of non-fiction which examines the importance of creativity in determining athletic ability and also analyzes the roles nature and nurture play in the development of young athletes.
The Paycom Jim Thorpe Award is awarded to the best defensive back in college football based on performance on the field, athletic ability and character.
Petron relied on the right mixture of sheer athletic ability and pure luck to take down F2 Logistics, 25-16, 21-25, 25-20, 26-24, and earn an outright semifinals berth in the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference Saturday at Muntinlupa Sports Center.
Athletic ability has also been explored in similar contexts to clarify its effects on peer acceptance and status in terms of popularity (see, e.g., Smith, 2007).
The goal was to promote participation in sports across the globe regardless of age, gender/ athletic ability. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is also regularly celebrating the Olympic Day every year.
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance also is the presenter of the annual IHSAA Mental Attitude Award, which recognizes an outstanding senior student-athlete who excels in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability in the state finals.
Or, they think only a person with extraordinary physical gifts can be a really good shooter--superhuman eyesight, superb eye-hand coordination and exceptional athletic ability.
With the loss of Ben Mbala, the team's focus in the offseason will recruit players with height, length, athletic ability and versatility, a recipe for a successful mayhem.
Aside from incredible athletic ability, Kipyegon has joined forces with former European 800m champion Bram Som as coach, making a force to be reckoned with.
I think this is especially the case in the example of golf, a charming pastime which requires no athletic ability of any kind, and is, like darts and snooker, not a sport, but a leisure indulgence of skill and technique.

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