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A2 physical education lesson 1

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  • Hi Mark - It appears this power point is related to Edexcel A2 - Are you delivering this ? I am new to the spec and just starting out teaching - Could you possibly help me out with some resources ? my email is a.lphillips@live.com .. Thanks Aimee
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    • A2 Physical EducationManaging Elite Performance
    • Learning Objectives To gain an understanding of the history and development of elite sport To gain an overview of elite sport in different countries including:  East Germany  Australia  USA
    • History and Development of ElitePerformance Right think back to last year . . . . . . . . . can you guess at what stage elite performance came about? What about examples?
    • Examples Prize fighting Cricket Horse Racing Foot races Patrons Lower classesThe driving force was wagering and the quest for sporting excellence wasfuelled by the patrons’ desire to increase their chances of winning andtherefore the size of their purse!
    • 19th Century Elite sport By the late 19th Century there had been a social shift in terms of sporting excellence Using your knowledge of pre-industrial Britain and sport in the 19th Century, explain what this change was and how this may have come about. (4)
    • Answer Best performers were now almost exclusively drawn from middle and upper classes Public Schooling Muscular Christianity Games ethic High value given to sporting prowess Sporting success was big pulling
    • Influence of Schools What ways could schools in the late 19th/early 20th Century create opportunities for the development of elite sport?  Improved facilities – swimming pool, gym, practice grounds, pavillions etc  Increased access to sport – greater time given to Phys Ed on timetable, extended after school programme for sport  Weekend sport  Employment of ‘professional coaches’
    • Influence of Universities This approach was mirrored by the universities  Eg oxford and cambridge rivalry became the pinnacle of elite sport – competition, formation of rules etc  Sporting Blues – elite band of sportsman
    • Diffusion What is it? Through diffusion came the spreading of rules and games which eventually led to international fixtures A chance to ‘test’ your nation against others ‘Test’ Match!
    • The Olympic Games IOC 1894 De Coubertin 1896 Athens – largest international sporting event to that date – 250 competitors
    • Task: Using the text book, draw comparisons between the East German, Australian and American approach to sport. Compile your findings in the form of a short essay.