Keep people involved once they have started the sport.
People who remain involved will maintain or improve health and fitness.
How? An effective network of clubs, good facilities, opportunity for competition.
People can take up many roles: Sports Leader, Coach, Marshal/Official, Participant, Volunteer.
Aim: increase participation
So more people can have increased health and fitness.
Leads to a healthier nation.
More entertainment from better performers.
To continue the sport through new generations.
Aim: create opportunities
For talented performers to achieve success.
Progression needs to be possible for both foundation and elite athletes.
Agencies will set up initiatives to promote new opportunities.
Through better facilities, better coaching, better education.
Sport England is an example of an agency. It works to
create a community sports system by investing in
national lottery funding, working with UK sport,
delivering a mass participation sporting legacy (from
the 2012 games).
Youth Sport Trust is an example of an agency. It
works to create a PE and sport system for young
people by working with schools and NGBs to create
new clubs, creates the next generation of volunteers
as coaches, officials and team managers, supporting
NGBS work to increase the numbers and
skill level of people participating in their
sport by increasing the quality and quantity
of coaches, volunteers and officials,
organising more competitions, assisting
with facility developments.