Individual Sports: Definition, Examples & Skill Development


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Identify an example of how an individual athlete might use the principle of specificity to improve at his sport.

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1. Which is NOT a FITT training principle, and why?

2. Which is an example of intrinsic motivation as opposed to external motivation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The subject of this worksheet/quiz will be individual sports. Find out what you know by answering questions on topics like the principle of specificity and a FITT training principle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will cover the following:

  • Intrinsic motivation versus external motivation
  • Athletes going at their own pace with regard to their sports
  • Training

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as intrinsic motivation and external motivation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding training in a sport
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on individual sports

Additional Learning

Find out more about athletics with the lesson named Individual Sports: Definition, Examples & Skill Development. The following will be covered:

  • The concept of individual sports
  • Kinds of sports that fall into this category
  • Types of skills athletes use in these sports
  • Training techniques
  • Equipment used in individual sports