ERIC Number: EJ707303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct-1
Reference Count: 8
Teaching Combative Sports through Tactics
Kozub, Francis M.; Kozub, Mary L.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v75 n8 p16 Oct 2004
Martial arts have become popular in the United States and have transitioned from being spectator sports to avenues for active participation by people of all ages. The purpose of this article is to highlight tactical similarities in selected combative sport activities and to provide martial arts and wrestling instructors with an alternative teaching approach. The article begins with a brief description of the tactical games approach and gives some background information on martial arts. This is followed by a section that introduces the tactical problems inherent in many combative activities. The final section provides tips for using this approach to teach combative sport activities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: United States