Damian Farrow is at Victoria University’s Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living where he holds a joint appointment with the Australian Institute of Sport as a Professor of Skill Acquisition. He has worked with a wide range of Australian sporting organisations and national teams to develop the skills of their athletes. These include Australian tennis, netball, cricket, rugby and numerous AFL clubs. He is currently the National Lead in Skill Acquisition for Swimming Australia.
Damian’s research centres on understanding the factors critical to developing skill and sport expertise, with a particular interest in the role of decision making and practice methodology. He is a co-editor of the texts ‘Applied sport expertise’ and the ‘Routledge handbook of sport expertise’ and has co-authored a number of general interest sports science books including the popular ‘Run like you stole something’.