Elements of deliberate practice

Designing drills

Deliberate practice vs. Holistic simulations

Deliberate practice is doing drills of specific, granular skills. Holistic simulations (In martial arts, known as randori) are activities that simulate the entire sport or skill. Drills are a science, practice is an art.

Examples of breaking down a skill into deliberate practice

There are times in a Judo match when you realize that you cannot throw your opponent, and your advantage might lie with attacking them on the ground. In order to do this you need to:

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