Lesson 2 – Connector
With your partner define the components of ___ ____
Connector: Spot the SIX
Components of Physical Fitness (A1):
Two types of fitness
Physical fitness
 AE
 ME
F
S
 MS
 BC

Skill related fitness
A
B
C
P
R

Components of skill-related fitness A.2 – Watch the
videos and explain which one best fits the
definition.

Agility

Balance

Co-ordination

Power

Reaction Time
Agility: Definition

“ Ability of a sports performer to quickly
and precisely move or change direction
without losing balance or time”
Why it’s important in sport

Netballer can feint and
dodge to lose a marker
and receive the ball

Rugby player can “step”
an opponent to beat
them

Basketballer can dribble
in and out of opponents
at speed
Balance: Definition

“ Ability to maintain centre of mass over a
base of support”

Types of balance:

Static

Dynamic
Types of balance
Static
 Keeping the body still and staying steady
 (E.g.) Handstand in Gymnastics

Dynamic
 Staying steady when moving
 (E.g.) Rugby player staying on their feet
when an opponent is trying to tackle
them

Why it’s important in sport

Gymnast can maintain
their position on the
beam without falling off

Footballer can evade a
tackle and keep dribbling
without falling over

Moving in and out of
slalom posts when skiing
Coordination: Definition
“Smooth flow of movement needed to
perform a motor task efficiently and
accurately”
 Using two limbs

Why it’s important in sport

Hand-eye coordination
needed to serve in tennis

Foot-eye coordination
needed to kick for goal
in rugby
Power: Definition

“The product of strength and speed”

Expressed as work done in a unit of time
Why it’s important in sport
Examples:
 Javelin throw – Speed during the approach
and arm speed and strength needed to
throw the javelin


Football goal-kick – Run-up from the
goalkeeper and weight that they put
behind the ball to propel down the field
Reaction Time: Definition

“ Time taken for a sports performer to
respond to a stimulus and the initiation of
their response”
Why it’s important in sport

50M Swimming race – Time it takes for
the swimmer to enter the water to get a
head start

Goalkeeper trying to save a penalty/free
kick before the ball hits the back of the
net
Home learning
You have been appointed to coach the
Year 7 Football or Netball team.
 Decide which components of physical and
skill related fitness you will prioritise
when you start to plan their pre-season
training. Put them in order and explain
your choice.

Name the components of skill
related fitness – Prove it review
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