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  • 1. GCE AS Physical Education Talent Identification and Development
  • 2. What is Talent ID
    • Process of identifying potential sports talent in young people
    • Provide supportive pathways to reach potential
  • 3. Its not that simple!
    • What are we looking for?
  • 4. High levels of physical and mental attributes
      • Fitness
      • Coordination
      • Power
      • Speed
      • Stamina
      • Balance
      • Agility
      • Technique
      • Tactical Awareness
      • Desire
      • Determination
      • Mental toughness
      • Commitment
  • 5. Talent ID varies between sports
    • Closed Loop Sports
      • Rowing
      • Canoeing
      • Cycling
      • Swimming
      • Weight Lifting
    • Open Loop Sports
      • Football
      • Rugby
      • Basketball
      • Tennis
      • Hockey
  • 6.
    • What are the differences between closed and open loop sports?
    • Is Talent ID more accurate in Closed loop sports or Open loop sports?
  • 7. Talent ID in East Germany
    • A front runner in Talent ID
    • Highly successful sporting nation
    • Tool for raising the profile of their country at Olympics etc
    • Talent ID became integral part of school sport
  • 8. Read Pages 125 and tell me what you know!
    • All children were screened for potential at the age of seven
    • Results were analysed by NSF
    • Children invited to attend regular training
    • At the age of ten children were transferred to sports boarding school with links to elite clubs
    • 6 hours sport 2 hours academic
  • 9.
    • On graduation they went to one of eight national centres to continue their development
    • Facilities
    • Coaches
    • Sport Science and technology
    This model is used the world over – in one form or another!
  • 10. Talent Identification in Australia
    • AIS (Australian Institute of Sport) Similar to the East German high performance centres
    • Poor performance at Montreal Olympics in 1978
    • Government review of elite sports system
    • Outcome: Central focus for identifying and nurturing talent
  • 11.
    • AIS opened in 1981
    • Scholarships to over 600 elite athletes in 32 sports
    • Top class facilities/coaches/medical etc
    • A further 7 satellite institutes
    • Developed ‘Sport Search’
    • A bank of fitness and basic body measurements to identify a best fit sport for individuals
  • 12.
    • Part of nation wide 2 year talent search in every high school in the build up to the Sydney Olympics in 2000
    • Any successful participant invited to screening at institute of sport
    • Successful but only considered elitist
    • Only 2% invited back
  • 13.