When giving examples of pure linear or pure angular motion you must be very careful that the movement you have identified does not involve both these types of motion, because this is termed ‘general motion’.
You should ensure that you are able to critically evaluate each practice method by knowing the advantages and disadvantages of each method and the classes of skill they are best suited for. You should be able to give practical examples of the application of each type of practice.
Make sure that you are able to identify the characteristics of each of the phases and give a practical example of each one.
You need to know the advantages and disadvantages of each method of guidance and which phase of learning they are most appropriate for. Make sure you can give practical examples of the use of each method of guidance.
Be able to compare characteristics of physical recreation with characteristics of sport.
When asked to identify the characteristics of physical recreation in an exam it is important to be specific and clear in your answer. If simple terms such as ‘Anyone, anywhere, any time’ are offered as characteristics they will not gain marks. Be specific!!
You could be asked to name and explain each layer of the performance pyramid in the examination.
If you really know and understand the impact of your three key terms: opportunity, Provision and Esteem, and can apply them to young people, the elderly, people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority groups, you will be able to have a good go at most exam questions that are asked on this section.
You will not be asked direct questions on the ancient Olympic games, Robert Dover’s Cotswold games or the Much Wenlock Olympian games.
You could however, be asked a question that tests your knowledge and understanding of the background to the modern Olympics and the vision of De Coubertin in which you could include some of this information.
You will only get direct exam questions on the Olympic games as a vehicle for nation building in China.