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The 3rd Annual Sport Movement Skill Conference took place via an online format on May 16th and 17th (adapting to the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic like many others). The SMSC is truly the only event of its kind where sport movement professionals come together in integration and cohesion to advance the understanding of movement behavior in sport while refining methods utilized within the art of facilitating skill acquisition in athletes of all levels. In case you missed it live, now is your time to accept the opportunity to interact with this material from some of the foremost leaders in the movement skill community.
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With over 60+ years of experience, our experts have developed several ways for you to sharpen your understanding and subsequent practical application. Highlighted by our various online educational courses, Emergence sets the standard in helping you investigate concepts and ideas relevant to sport movement behavior.
We know you’ll walk away with much greater insight on how to develop creative and adaptable movers that aids in them solving complex problems in sport. We look forward to locking arms with you!
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Sport Movement Skill Conference 2020
Sport Movement Skill Conference 16 speakers including Keith Davids, Stu Mcmillan, Rob Gray and other leaders across the sport movement community, deliver on over 18 hours of content!
Speaker List and Topics
Opening Address: An Emergent Interaction
Listening to the Rebels: Tales from the naughty side of research and practice
Dr. Keith Davids
Have we got the right balance between specificity of training and enrichment of functional capacities in athlete development and preparation for performance?
Dr. Rob Gray
From Freezing to Freeing to Coordinative Structures: Solving the DOF Problem in Skilled Motor Action
The Complexity of Pain & Biomechanics
Introducing a Repetition Without Repetition Approach to the Weight Room
Dr. Emily Splichal
Reflexive Stabilization for Power & Agility
Problems & Roundtable
Bridging the gap with novel activities
There's a game for that: Reconceptualizing practice design through the needs of the participant
Could adaptive variability underpin skilled perception-action couplings?
Youth Movement Skill Acquisition
Contextual Training in Team Sports
Rethinking Feedback: Characteristics of Language for Optimal Motor Learning and Performance
Dr. Jas Randhawa
The Performance Environment: Integrating Representative Design & Performance Therapy
Perspectives from the athlete
Challenges in Movement Skill Acquisition