Sport England's sport development continuum

  • Created by: z_mills1
  • Created on: 09-04-15 18:19

Stages of sport development continuum

Foundationearly development of sporting competence -> physical education

Participationsport undertaken primarily for fun and enjoyment, at basic levels of competence -> school sport/leisure centre activities

Performancemore structured form of competitive sport at club/county level -> regular training and coaching/desire to win competitions and progress

Excellencehighest national and international levels -> olympic/commonwealth games

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Very useful, but isn't it elite, and not excellence?

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