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Benefits of sport

Health- is defined as a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being; not merely the absence of illness or infirmity.

Fitness- is the ability to meet the demands of the environment.

Mental benefits include:

  • improved confidence
  • relief of stress/tension and stress related illness

Physical benefits include:

  • losing weight
  • improved posture
  • improved body shape

Social benefits include:

  • meeting people
  • making friends
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Aesthetic appreciation- how good an activity looks 

Competition- trying to be the best you can

Develop friendship- to socialise 

Cooperation- to work in a team 

Physical challenge- to over come challenges  

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Cultral- age, gender, race and disability 

Health and well being- any illness or health problems can have an affect 

Resources- enough time and access to facilities 

Image- fashionable or gets media coverage 

Socio-economics- can you afford or what is the social status of the sport

People- family, peers and role models 

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Performer-  For Pleasure, success 

Official- to Improve your knowledge of the rules. Can still contribute when unable to play. Allows teachers to teach rather than umpire/referee

Coach- Improves self-confidence, gain a qualification. can Improve their performance

Captain- Develop leadership skills. Encouragement, help the coach

Leader- Gain qualification, improve self worth and Provide role model, encourage participation

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participation pyramid

stage 1- foundation- developing basic skills and movement, normally at school level

stage 2- participation- choose to go regularly and start to develop more skills

stage 3- performance- this is you start training seriously and are committed to playing sports. you might play for teams or club and perform and club or regional level. 

stage 4- elite- highly skilled athletes have reach a level of excellence 

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Sport England 

  • Devises strategies to raise standards of performance
  • Develops sport at grass roots level
  • Distributes National Lottery funds
  • Runs 'Centres of Excellence'

Governing bodies

  • Organises and develops individual sports
  • Encourages participation
  • Supports coaching
  • Assists with facilities

British Sports Trust AKA Sports Leaders

  • Develops and accredits sports leaders
  • Encourages participation
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  • PESSCL- PE in Schools Sport and Club Link strategy 
  • have to do at least two hours of sport a week. 

  • 'school sport partnership' 
  • gives schools the chance to work together to improve opportunities 
  • builds links between sports club and schools 
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