How to manage a sport specific, well organised, systematic training program
About developing and maintaining a level of physical conditioning to achieve optimal sporting performance
Strategies for setting goals and outlining ways in which these can be achieved
How basic physical, psychological and social factors influence sporting performance
About current trends in sports nutrition and hydration
How various recovery methods affect performance
Strategies to reduce the incidence of injury and how to manage injuries
Methods of sport-specific conditioning (physical preparation and recovery)
How to evaluate and review personal performance
To choose, discuss, evaluate and apply a range of current high performance sport education information and resources shared through group tutorials.
Participate in a personal/ training group conditioning and/or recovery program
Choose and use a suitable testing battery to regularly monitor improvement and my personal athlete profile
Evaluate some video footage of high performance athletes and have a group discussion
Trial various experiences that support the work done with your specialist coach e.g. massage, pool based recovery or rehabilitation, strength training, plyometrics and visualisation 2021 STUDENT GUIDE HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 322020 STUDENT GUIDE FOR YEARS 11 AND 12
Do sport specific training under the direction of a suitable coach
Review and reflect on journal entries and look for patterns in performance and training to develop a personalised plan in keeping with my profile, season and progress.
Has a high work ethic and commitment to developing their personal potential
Is aiming to develop their personal attributes as an athlete and are willing to apply themselves in their chosen sport
Wants to work with their teacher and a coach on developing their personal program.