closed skill

closed skill

(klōzd skil)
One of a series of movement patterns performed in a predictable, nonchanging environment so that movements can be planned in advance (e.g., keyboarding).
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Imagery use of athletes in individual and team sports that require open and closed skill.
In a predictable environment, the time to execute a skill is dependent on the individual and the type of skill that is performed is a closed skill.
Say what you like about Maggs's selection or tactics, but when a player fails to complete a basic, closed skill and then a colleague compounds the error with a moment of indiscipline - despite being warned ad nauseum about the need to be squeaky clean - any coach in the land would feel impotent.
The way you stick the same ball between the same posts is the same process - it's a closed skill.
You would think that practice makes perfect with a closed skill like hitting the jumpers, but there are times when you think Bennett wouldn't hit his targets if he were there until midnight.
We've been working on kicking as a mental discipline and a closed skill that can be learned," he said.
It's a closed skill that you have to keep separate from how you are playing.
Examples: Golf, bowling, archery, most track and field events, competitive weightlifting, and tee-ball all have the requisites of closed skill sports.
CSP stands for Closed Skill Performance, worked out by calculating Wilkinson's angle of approach to the ball, the speed of his run-up, his foot and ball placement, and kicking leg velocity.
A set shot is similar to punting in American football; however, it is a more closed skill where the player can execute the task without being forced to rush the kick due to external pressure from defenders.
Experts analysed the fly-half's phenomenal performance and took into account factors such as the crowd, the weather and nerves to produce the following equation: KP (kicking prowess) CSP - (EnC (s+w+r+y to the power of n) + PsS( cr+sc+mt+x to the power of n) + PhS(c x t x w) CSP = Closed Skill Performance, worked outby calculating Wilkinson's angle of approach to the ball, the speed of his run-up, his foot and ball placement, and kicking leg velocity.