skull practice

skull practice
noun
teaching strategy to an athletic team
Syn: ↑skull session
Hypernyms: ↑training, ↑preparation, ↑grooming

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noun or skull session
1. : a training class held by an athletic coach for planning strategy and diagraming plays

hold skull practice an hour before school each morning — J.M.Blount

2.
a. : a meeting for consultation, discussion, or the interchange of ideas or information

just got through having a skull session with the county leaders — New Yorker

b. : intellectual exercise

the product of intellectuals interested in experiment, abstractions, erudite allusions and other skull practice — C.B.Taylor

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skull practice,
U.S. Sports Slang. a lesson or drill in which diagrams are used to explain the tactics of a game: »

Skull practice…held by a football coach and his players (New Yorker).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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