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Components of Fitness
Key Concepts
  • Physical Fitness
  • Skill Related fitness
Sport Focuses
Aerobic Endurance, Flexibility, Speed, Muscular Strength, Body Composition, Muscular Endurance, Reaction Time, Coordination, Power, Agility, Balance
Determining Exercise Intensity
Key Concepts
  • Borg Scale
  • The Training Pyramid
Key Learning
Calculating Maximum Heart Rate
Principles of Training
Key Concepts
  • Specificity and Individual Differences
  • Progressive Overload
  • Adaptation
  • Reversibility
  • Variation
  • Rest and Recovery
Sport Focuses
Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type
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Fitness Training Methods
Key Concepts
  • Preparation for Training
  • Flexibility Training
  • Circuit
  • Free Weights
  • Plyometrics
  • Continuous
  • Interval
  • Fartlek
  • Hollow Sprints
  • Acceleration Sprints
Sport Focuses
Warming Up, Cooling Down, Static, Balistic, PNF
Fitness Tests
Key Concepts
  • Flexibility
  • Strength
  • Aerobic Endurance
  • Speed
  • Agility
  • Power
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Body Composition
Sport Focuses
Sit and Reach, Hand Grip Dynamometer, Multi Stage Fitness Test, Forestry Step Test, 30m Sprint, Illinois Agility Run, Vertical Jump, One Minute Press Up, One Minute Sit Ups, Body Mass Index, Jackson Pollock Nomogram
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What Attributes, Qualities and Responsibilities Does a Sports Leader Have?
Key Concepts
  • Communication - Verbal and non-verbal
  • Organisation - Setting up equipment
  • Knowledge - Tactic/Skills/Psychology
  • Activity Structure - Warm up, cool down, main activity
  • Target Setting - Improving areas of weakness
  • Use of Language - Positive Tone of voice
  • Evaluation - Using ICT to feedback on performance
Key Vocabulary
Appearance, Enthusiasm, Confidence Leadership Style, Motivation, Humour, Personality
What Skills and Qualities Do Specific Sports Leaders Have?
Key Concepts
  • Professional Conduct - Use Appropriate Language
  • Health & Safety - Carry out Risk Assessments
  • Equality - Differentiation of Activities
  • Insurance - Cover in Case Performer Gets Injured
  • Child Protection - Looking Out for Well-being
  • Ethics and values - Being Honest and Fair
  • Legal Obligations - Following Different Legal Acts
  • Rules and Regulations - Teaching Students About Fair Play
Key Vocabulary
Communication, Organisation, Knowledge, Activity Structure, Target Setting, Use of Language, Evaluation
Subject Overview:

In BTEC PE, Year 10 students have 3 lessons each week alongside 2 core PE lessons.

Year 10 students will receive one 30-60 minute piece of PE homework each week.


Students are given an assessment at the end of each unit and a summative assessment at the end of each term.

For coursework units students are supported throughout the unit and a summative assessment is taken at the end of the unit.