Introduction In combat sports, gaze behaviour, visual search and (visual) anticipation have been studied within a range of different disciplines (judo , karate , fencing ). Expert taekwondo athletes can perform a roundhouse kick under 200 ms . However, the time between a non-anticipated stimuli and the onset of a response of the taekwondo athlete … Continue reading Visual anticipation in kickboxing: The effects of skill on gaze behaviour when possibilities for action change.
Nonlinear teaching of combat technique
Introduction Nonlinear pedagogy emphasizes that learning should be situated in real-game contexts, in order to acquire functional information-action couplings . However the majority of combat sports related teaching programs remain linear in nature. In judo for instance, a common belief among high coaches is that a technique should be thoroughly drilled, before it can be applied … Continue reading Nonlinear teaching of combat technique