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Ashcroft Technology Academy

Ashcroft Technology Academy

BTEC Sport

UNIT

 Content:

 What you need to be able to do

Fitness for sport
and exercise

  • Know about the components of fitness and the principles of training.
  • Explore different fitness training methods.
  • Investigate fitness testing to determine fitness levels.
  • Know the skill and health related components of fitness.
  • Identify various methods of training.
  • Apply training principles to a fitness training programme.
  • Undergo a series of fitness tests.
  • To be able to use different exercise measures to monitor intensity.
  • Provide a comparison of data and fitness results and suggest appropriate recommendations for improvement.

Practical performance in
sport

  • To understand the rules, regulations and scoring systems for selected sports.
  • To practically demonstrate skills, techniques and tactics in selected sports.
  • To be able to review sports performance.
  • Describe the rules, regulations and scoring systems for selected sports.
  • Apply the rules of a selected sport in four specific situations.
  • Describe and explain the rules and responsibilities of officials from selected sports.
  • Describe the components of fitness, and technical and tactical demands of two selected sports.
  • Demonstrate relevant skills, techniques and tactics effectively, in two selected sports, and in competitive situations.

Applying the principles of personal training

  • Design a personal fitness training programme.
  • Know about the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory system, and the effects on the body during a fitness programme.
  • Implement a self-designed personal fitness training programme to achieve own goals and objectives.
  • Review of a personal fitness training programme.
  • Independently design a safe six-week personal fitness training programme to meet an activity / sport goal, taking into consideration personal information, showing creativity in design.
  • Describe and outline the structure and function of the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems.
  • Summarise and explain the short-term effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems during the fitness training programme.
  • Justify the fitness training programme design, explaining links to personal information.

Leading Sports Activities

  • Know the attributes associated with successful sports leadership.
  • Undertake the planning and leading of sports activities.
  • Review the planning and leading of sports activities.
  • Describe and explain the attributes required for, and responsibilities of, sports leadership.
  • Describe and evaluate the attributes of two successful sports leaders.
  • Plan two selected sports activities.
  • Compare and contrast the attributes of two successful sports leaders.
  • Review the planning and leading of the sports activity session – and to describe, explain and justify strengths and targets for future development.