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Development of Sport in the UK

Current Issues in Sport

Alice Tocknell

on 1 March 2013

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Current Issues in Sport Development of Sport in the U.K Pre-industrial leisure Late Twentieth Century Sport before machinery and factories
before large towns and cities were established Victorian period - More mechanical invention
Business set up for trading
Factories in the towns - people moved from the country
Inequality in classes apparent

Gambling and blood sports common: dog fighting
Sports began emerging
Football Early Nineteenth Century "Weekend" was born and sport was able to flourish Late Nineteenth Century More machinery - hard physical labour began to ease Early Twentieth Century Agricultural Society Living off the land to survive - pay rent
Rich would travel for hunting and sailing
Poor peasants played local folks games. No time or energy to fuly take part
Church did not look favorably to sport Rich Sports Draughts
Card Games Poor Sports Cricket
Fishing Sports matches begin on Saturday afternoons
Spectators at sports were common: Football, Rugby
Sunday still for worship - but also leisure and hobbies
School was now compulsory and playtime included in school day Richer Classes Benefit from trade and land had more leisure time to follow interests such as dance, stage and country pursuits such as riding, walking and shooting Britain trading empire grew and British sports such as cricket exported to the Caribbean, India and Australia Leisure time increased, money for leisure increased
Sport more accessible, although still not for women
Transport improved and people were able to travel further for fixtures
Rich sport of Equestrian flourished. Nineteenth Century 1801 - 1901 Nineteenth Century 1801 - 1901 20th Century 1901 - 2001 Big sporting events included
FA Cup Finals
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
Wimbledon 20th Century 1901 - 2001 World War II disrupted growth of sport Advances in technology
People more motivated for sport after war to ensure enjoyment
Sport provided safe, shared competition
Sport become a political tool
Women felt empowered after war effort and their participation began to increase
National and international sport now common. Olympics revived in 1896 Assignment 1 P1: Describe the development and organisation of a selected sport in the UK M1: Explain the development and organisation of a selected sport in the UK Try to put the development of sport in time order.... 1. Pre-industrial Leisure
2. Early 19th century
3. Late 19th century
4. Early 20th century
5. Late 20th Century 19th Century = 1801 - 1901, 20th Century = 1901 - 2001 Produce a timeline for your sport identifying the main areas of development.

You will present this to the rest of the group. 1800 1900 2000 Topic 1: The Development and Organisation of Sport Current issues in Sport Assignment 1 P1: Describe the development and organisation of a selected sport in the UK M1: Explain the development and organisation of a selected sport in the UK Organisation of Sport National Governing Bodies for Sport Sporting organisations exist at all level of sport, and in all countries The usually focus of the following areas;
Developing and promoting a particular sport
Supporting or assisting certain population groups to participate e.g. Youth, Disabled
Promote sport as a learning dimension e.g. personal development, social skills
Developing sport at a national, and international level Name as many sporting organisations as you can think of Heirarchy of Sports Governance International Organisations European Union Bodies UK Goverment Agencies UK Goverment Departments National Sports and Funding Agencies NGB's Regional Sports Federations fed by Local clubs associations and Teams For P1 and M1 you will need to discuss 3 Role of a National Governing Body (NGB) To increase participation: Competitions have often been used to increase the level of participation for various tasks, subjects and so forth.
To develop talent
To deliver top level success
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