Archive for May, 2015:

Play and good motor skill acquisition – part 3 – properties of play

Play and good motor skill acquisition – part 3 – properties of play

  Play is hard to define, and still we all know what play is. In this blog, I’ll try to address some of the key properties of play. I don’t want to make it too technical or overly academic. On...
Published on: May 28 2015
By: Pieter Derycke
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Play and good motor skill acquisition – part 2 – natural learning mode

Play and good motor skill acquisition – part 2 – natural learning mode

This blog will briefly address the fact that play is the natural learning mode.   Music: Donovan Frankenreiter: Move By Yourself   We all know that children do not have to be taught how to move....
Published on: May 21 2015
By: Pieter Derycke
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Play and good motor skill acquisition – part 1

Play and good motor skill acquisition – part 1

In the following blogs I’ll try to make a case for using play in motor skill acquisition.   Music: The Impressions: We’re a winner.   Play is often the thing you train for, to goal...
Published on: May 07 2015
By: Pieter Derycke
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