Development of elite performers in sport

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  • DEVELOPING THE ELITE PERFORMER IN SPORT
    • SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS
      • High socio-economic status
      • Equal opportunities
      • High quality supportive educational provision
      • Structured levels of competition
      • High levels of media coverage and role models
    • PERSONAL FACTORS
      • Commitment
      • Self discipline
      • Determination
      • Mental toughness
      • Highly motivated
      • High pain tolerance
      • Self confidence
      • Highly skilled/natural talent
      • High level of fitness
    • UK SPORT
      • Focus to develop high performance sports in the UK
      • Implements strategies
        • Focus to develop high performance sports in the UK
      • Invest national lottery funding for elite performer development
        • Maximise performance at Olympics/Paralympics
        • Two ways
          • Provide funding to NGBs - allows World Class Programme
          • Athlete performance award
      • Works with partner organizations
      • Lead agency in running Talent ID programmes
      • Promotes positive sporting conducts and ethics at elite level
      • Develops and manages UK's international sporting relationships
    • ENGLISH INSTITUTE OF SPORT
      • Subsidiary of UK Sport - owned by them
      • Receives grant of £40 mil over 4 years form UK Sport
      • Produces own income by providing services to NGBs
      • Sport Science
      • Medical services
      • Performance Lifestyle Support
      • Works with UK Sport on the UK Talent Team
    • NGBs
      • Use scouts and Talent ID to find young talent
      • Provide sport-specific coaching awards
      • Promote and increase participation in their sport
      • Provide accessible facilities
      • Provide competition
      • Produce Whole Sport Plans
    • TALENT DEVELOPME-NT AND SUPPORT SERVICES
      • Reasons for using Talent ID
        • All potential performers can be screened
        • Performer scan be directed to sports to suit their talents
        • Accelerated development process
        • Chances of producing medalists improve
        • Provide coordinated approach between organisations
      • Disadvantages of Talent ID
        • May miss late developers
        • Need high levels of funding
        • Require large numbers to be tested to be of use
        • No guarantee of success
        • Many sports in competition for same talent pool
      • What makes one effective
        • Simplicity in administration and record keeping
        • Talent ID monitoring systems are built on good practice and appropriate tests
        • Well-structured development squads and competitve programmes offered at various levels
        • Specialist high quality facilities
        • Funding is allocate to young, up-coming performers
        • Talent spotting undertaken by high quality coaches
        • High level provision of support services
        • Equality of opportunity
      • EIS provides support services for talent development
        • Pathway frontline technical solutions
        • Pathway education
        • Pathway analytics
        • Performance pathway health check
        • Pathway strategy
    • WORLD CLASS PERFORMAN-CE PROGRAMM-E
      • PODIUM
        • Support athletes four years away from podium
      • PODIUM POTENTIAL
        • Support athletes 8 years away from podium
    • GOLD EVENT SERIES
      • Run by UK Sport
      • Aims to bring 100 major international sporting events to the UK within 10 years (2013-2023)
      • Supports high performance sucess
      • Creates high profile opportunities for people to engage in sport
      • Drives positive social and economic impacts for UK
      • Uses and demonstrates legacy of London 2012 and Glasgow 2014

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