In Sports Studies, students identify how various sporting and recreation experiences influence the development of people's physical and social skills. Students taking this course will come to understand the social, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that influence attitudes, beliefs, and practices associated with sport and will examine sport from their personal viewpoint and from the viewpoints of the school and society as a whole. Students will also be given a range of opportunities in his course to develop their leadership skills through playing, coaching, officiating, and administrating different sporting and recreation events.
Level 2 Sports Studies focuses on skills for coaching, planning sporting events and basic first aid. Activities include implementing and running an event, demonstrating social responsibility in physical activities, planning and preparing to perform in an event, basic understanding of anatomy. Level 3 Sports Studies has a focus on learning about and through sport and physical activity. The course involves learning about fundamentals of personal training, fitness, injury prevention, sports performance and coaching. Successful students will gain the MIT certificate in sports studies Level 3.