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expert performance

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Who Is Important in Your Gym?

Perhaps you’ve never heard of K. Anders Ericsson. Whether you have or not, he is one of the most important people in your gym every day. Ericsson is a professor who has done extensive research into the field of skill: How to build it, keep it and deepen it. As this article points out, you […]

Becoming an Expert

As Melanie Oudin enjoys her status as tennis’ newest sensation, a few paragraphs tucked into the bottom of an Associated Press story tell her secret. According to the story, Oudin, who has reached the quarterfinals of the U.S.Open, has followed the classic pattern for achieving expert performance. “Melanie and (her twin sister) Katherine began hitting […]

Talent and performance

Today will be a short post and may be updated later. In the meantime, here’s a link to a very interesting post on where talent fits into the performance equation. The article also links to a Fast Company Magazine interview with K. Anders Ericsson, an expert in the field of expert performance. You can read […]