Presentation on theme: "Regulation. Codification The systematic definition of rules for the conduct of a sport – Encompasses the rules and behaviour of the participants. During."— Presentation transcript:
Codification The systematic definition of rules for the conduct of a sport – Encompasses the rules and behaviour of the participants. During the late 19 th Century, the trend was to regularise and codify how sports were played. – This was to allow competition between different teams and areas Think of the different types of football that developed in the public schools. Each had different rules.
The development of codification Public schools promoted sports as a means of giving discipline to the boys. – At first this started with inter house competition – However, when they wanted to play another school, rules needed to be agreed on – The boys then left the schools and went to University. As they had come from different areas and schools, they had to agree on the rules of the games before they could play. – This extract from The FA gives a good indication of the process of codification for Football – Follow this link for some good information from the FA. Postings/2004/03/HISTORY_OF_THE_FA.htm – Also Queensberry rules – Boxing adopted in 1867.
National Governing Bodies The development of rules needed National Governing bodies to establish national frameworks – They lead to the development of regional and National Associations and competitions, which helped to spread the rules further. – The FA – 1863 – The RFU – 1871 – The ARA
Sports Associations, leagues and clubs This was also a time for Sports clubs, leagues and associations to be set up. – A lot of sports clubs were formed in this time. – Many of them from works clubs, social clubs or churches. Can you find out when and the origins of these clubs? – Arsenal TottenhamAston Villa – Manchester United SwindonWest Brom – Oxford UnitedCeltic Blackburn Rovers
The Olympic Games Reintroduced in 1896 Baron Pierre de Coubertin