Using parkour within gymnastics

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Binney, Jonathan (2016) Using parkour within gymnastics Physical Education Matters, 11 (2). ISSN 1751-0988

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Abstract

The introduction of the revised curriculum and the greater flexibility that this now offers, means that gymnastics could hold an important position in the development of a creative and vibrant physical education curriculum. Gymnastics, as a metaphorical umbrella, shelters a collection of activities that provides the teacher with a wealth of choice and numerous teaching possibilities. Artistic, Rhythmic, Compositional / Educational, Sports Acrobatics, Cheerleading, Trampolining, Team Gymnastics, Aerobics, Freestyle Gymnastics, Parkour or Free Running, can all be categorized under the title of gymnastics and can provide the prospect for a variety of different and new activities to be taught within schools. This vast assortment can provide learning opportunities for every child, allowing for a range of teaching styles to be adopted and an array of learning styles to be catered for. Furthermore, this multiplicity allows for breadth and balance, and the personalization of the curriculum, a common theme imbedded within the revised physical education curriculum.

Item Type: Journal article
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
L000 Social Sciences > L400 Social Policy > L430 Public Policy > L431 Health Policy
L000 Social Sciences > L500 Social Work > L510 Health & welfare
X000 Education > X500 National Curriculum > X520 Physical Education
C000 Biological and Biomedical Sciences > C800 Psychology > C812 Educational Psychology
X000 Education
L000 Social Sciences > L400 Social Policy > L433 Education policy
X000 Education > X900 Others in education
X000 Education > X500 National Curriculum > X525 Dance Education
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X000 Education > X300 Education Studies
X000 Education > X300 Education Studies > X320 Academic studies in Primary Education
X000 Education > X300 Education Studies > X330 Academic studies in Secondary Education
X000 Education > X500 National Curriculum
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2016 03:01
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2016 08:06
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/15957

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