This book is about a revolution in the way we coach and practice sports skills. It discusses how new research has shown that learning to move correctly is essential for success in sport, and offers coaches and athletes a step-by-step program for improving movement quality.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to move correctly and improve their skills in sport. It offers a step-by-step program that will help coaches and athletes achieve better movement quality.
- The book is based on scientific research
- It offers a step-by-step program for improving movement quality
- The author has over 20 years of experience coaching and practicing sports skills
- Too scientific
- May be difficult to implement the program
- Time consuming
Learn more about the author
Rob Gray is a sports scientist and author who has been researching human movement for over 20 years. He has worked with athletes at all levels, from professional rugby players to young children just starting out in sport.
“Gray has written an important book on the movement skills of athletes…An excellent read for coaches at all levels.”
“Overall, Gray offers a convincing and compelling case for the benefits of improved movement quality. His mixture of scientific research, anecdotal evidence, and technical explanations makes for an engaging read. And although he does not shy away from discussing some of the more challenging aspects of improving movement quality (e.g., motor learning theory), he always provides clear takeaways that can be applied by athletes and coaches.”
“How We Learn to Move provides a comprehensive look at the latest research on human movement and offers an evidence-based program for improving movement quality. This book is essential reading for coaches and athletes who want to perform their best.”
“Gray provides an authoritative, thoughtful and much-needed guide to the process of learning movement skills…A valuable resource for athletes, coaches and physical education teachers.”