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Tao of Jeet Kune Do Chapter Summary & Analysis - Qualities Summary

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Qualities Summary and Analysis

Coordination is one of the most important skills of any proficiency in athletics. It is a quality that lets the individual integrate all the powers of a physical being into effective action. Muscle tension on both sides of a joint change in movement. This factor can determine the limits of speed, endurance, power, agility, and accuracy in performance. Different activities need different types of muscular action and coordination. Muscles move a joint by becoming longer or shorter in order to cause motion that may be slow or fast. Muscle tension can be excessive, acts as a brake to slow down and weaken the lengthening of a muscle. Opposing tension increases energy cost to cause early fatigue. Neurophysiological adjustment is acquired by practicing new tasks. A skillful athlete is characterized by his ease of movement regardless of effort. Where a novice has tension, wasted motion, and...

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