chapter  13
A Characterisation of Technique in the Soccer Kick Using a Kohonen Neural Network Analysis
ByZ. PAPANIKOLAOU, A. PATSIAOURAS, P. FOURKIOTI, G. DOUKA
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Soccer skills are qualitatively assessed normally by viewing them in a holistic way and making judgements about the success or otherwise of the performance. The skilled observer is remarkably effective in being able to distinguish between levels of technical proficiency and to identify aspects of the skill which may benefit from improvement.