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Sports players

Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Discusses performance problems with coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and doctors.
  • Maintains clothing and other specialised sporting equipment.
  • Builds stamina, physical strength and agility through running, fitness exercises and weight training.
  • Attends training sessions to develop skills and practice individual or team moves and tactics.
  • Participates in exhibitions, pre-qualifying events, tournaments and competitions.

Desired Skills

Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Speaking, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, Science, Writing

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