Learning Objective• To identify the four aspects of sporting history we will study.• To recognise key terminology that will be used.• To list the five sports / activities we will study through time.
We study four aspects of sports history:
Four Dimensions oF sports History Pre-Industrial Post-Industrial C18th 1700 1800 C19th 1900 C20th 2000 Popular recreation Popular Recreation Public Schools Rational Recreation State Elementary Education
Popular Recreation• Pre-industrial sports and pastimes (often associated more with the lower classes, however the upper class also were involved in sporting activities.)• This term could also refer to the most popular pastimes at the time.
Nineteenth Century Public Schools• Old established, fee paying schools attended by upper class boys.
Rational Recreation• Civilised and organised sports and pastimes of post-industrial Britain.
State Elementary Schools• Schools for lower class primary aged children.
Key Terms• Popular Recreation• 19th Century Public Schools• Rational Recreation• State Elementary Education
Other Key TermsUpper Class and Lower Class
Other Key TermsPre-industrial and Post Industrial
We must also consider 5 activities through time:
Dates in History – Fill them in!
First University Boat RaceFirst rules for Cricket issuedFirst FA Cup competed forFirst WimbledonUruguay win the first World CupFirst Modern Olympic Games held in AthensLondon hosted their first Olympic GamesLondon hosted their second Olympic GamesLondon will host their third Olympic Games
Henry VIII played real tennisEngland won the World Cup at FootballOverarm bowling allowed in cricketFirst ‘Ashes’ seriesWorld War 1World War 2Rugby Football Union (RFU) foundedCompulsory Schooling for all childrenEton School founded
First University Boat Race 1829First rules for Cricket issued 1774First FA Cup competed for 1863First Wimbledon 1877Uruguay win the first World Cup 1930First Modern Olympic Games held in Athens 1896London hosted their first Olympic Games 1908London hosted their second Olympic Games 1948London will host their third Olympic Games 2012
Henry VIII played real tennis 1450England won the World Cup at Football 1966Overarm bowling allowed in cricket 1864First ‘Ashes’ series 1883World War 1 1914 - 1918World War 2 1939 - 1945Rugby Football Union (RFU) founded 1871Compulsory Schooling for all children 1870Eton School founded 1440