Aims Gain knowledge and understanding about what being creative in sport is Why it is important and how it can affect performance
What is being creative? The ability to create or react to a situation in a unique, unusual or unexpected way In most activities you require creativity so you can come up with solutions to different problems Individual example… Team example…
Competitive team and individual activities You can do something unexpected You can fool or outwit opponent(s) You can get away from defender(s) You can create a scoring opportunity Aesthetic/ subjectively scored activities It scores higher marks It looks good It looks different
Examples… Gymnastics – during my headstand I put my legs into a position no one else had used by having one leg bent and one leg straight. This made my balance unique Football – we got a free kick on the edge of the box. Defenders thought I was going to shoot. Instead I chipped it over the wall and my team mate volleyed and scored.
Examples… How are these examples creative? Why did they need to be creative? What effect did it have on the performance? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzvnexjWJYg&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPb_PJtXcQ4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaY6mr_phvc
Task Competitive team game Name 2 situations where you require to be creative What did you do to be creative What effect did this have on your performance Now do the same for 1) Competitive individual game 2) Gymnastics