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					Sport Ethics
• From last lesson - In pairs, produce a poster
  that highlights the ways in which the status
  of amateur and professional performers
  changed in the last 100 years
             Contract to Compete
• Unwritten mutual agreement
• UK Culture – Stems from Victorian ideals
• Abide by rules
• Give 100%
• Accept need for codes of behaviour
• Broken by not following rules
• Not the same as a professional contract
• Also made up of SPORTSMANSHIP, FAIR PLAY and
• Task – Use your text books p.248 to identify what is meant by Fair
  Play and Character. Use examples to illustrate their meanings
• Task – Give examples from within your own sport to explain how the
  contract to compete can be broken
• Sportsmanship: Fair play, observing rules, knowing how
  to lose.
• Gamesmanship: Bending (not breaking - cheating) the
  rules in order to gain an advantage
• What evidence is there that Sportsmanship is on the
  decline? Discuss. – see Table 19.01 on p.191 old text book
• Task: Think of 2 examples of both Sportsmanship and
  Gamesmanship in your sport. How do elite level
  performers differ from amateurs in terms of their moral
  behaviour? Discuss with a partner. 10 mins. Use p. 249
  to inform your discussion if necessary
             3. Olympism
• Use your text books p.247-8 to concisely
  outline what is meant by Olympism and
  the Olympic Ideal.

• Can you identify examples of Olympism
  and the Olympic Ideal?
 To what extent are the values of amateurism
 and Olympism still relevant in modern day
 sport? Consider the discussion points in
 table 19.02 from p.194 in old text book

• 10 mins
• Make a revision resource outlining the
  concepts of Sportsmanship, Gamesmanship
  and Olympic Ideal
• Use practical examples wherever possible
  and ensure you know what is being done to
  encourage sportsmanship in sport (any fair
  play schemes, campaigns, etc)