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Describe how UK sport develops sporting excellence in the UK
Develops elite/ world class coaches
Talent ID campaign develops the talents of identified athletes
finances the national institutes
Name and describe the two levels of UK sport's world class programme
Podium- supports athletes with potential to win a medal at the next Olympics.
Podium potential- supports athletes with potential to win a medal at the next but one Olympics.
Name an athlete who successfully made it through the UK sport talent campaign and went on to win a gold medal at the Olympics
Lizzy Yarnold- Sochi 2014 gold medallist
Describe the role of national institutes of sport
World class performance environments e.g. Olympic swimming pool at Bath university
Talent ID e.g. #discoveryourgold
Sport science support e.g. nutrition, biomechanics, psychology
Some elite athletes do not succeed in sport or they drop out of the development programmes because of the level of demand.
Identify two reasons why elite performers may drop-out of sport/ fail at elite level.
Athletes sometimes drop out of elite development programmes. What strategies can be used to prevent this happening?
Performance lifestyle advice- financial advice
Psychological support- teach stress management techniques
Identify problems- evaluate athlete to identify potential stressors or difficulties.
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