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How does our agility, balance, dodging and side-stepping help to improve our performance?


In this unit we will look at how important agility, balance, dodging and side stepping is in a variety of sports. We will focus on how these concepts are important in being able to succeed as an individual or team

Example Key Words


Ability to move and change direction quickly, at speed, while maintaining control .


Maintaining the centre of the mass over the base of support. Static or dynamic.


The ability to avoid someone or something by sudden movements.


The ability to position yourself in a straight line or in correct relative positions.


The position in which someone holds their body when standing or sitting.

Body Tension

The condition in which muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period of time.