Development of Children’s and Youth Sports In Sochi
Relevance of research. The problem of health decline of the younger generation is becoming increasingly important. At present, the overalllevel of health deviation of children in Russia is annually increasing by 7%. Because of modern lifestyle, most adults have weak motivation for physical activity and low perceptions about healthy lifestyle as well as the sport.Implementing this policy, the State allocates substantial funding for the development of children’s and youth sport. Interests of the state are the following: efficient use of physical culture and sports to bring up patriotism of citizens, to prepare them for the protection of the country and serve in the army, health promotion, maintaining high availability and competitiveness of able-bodied persons in the labor market. The state is interested in the efficient development of sports and recreational clubs that make up such an important segment of the sports industry as a recreational sport, as provision of sports and recreational services to the population affects the formation of healthy lifestyle, improvement in public health and the quality of human resources of the national economy. Holding in Russia Sochi Olympic Games 2014 significantly affected the increase of winter sport popularity, the interest increased by 60 percent. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said that it is still not enough for such a big country as Russia. The problem of further improving athletic training is not merely a search for new methods of training and selection, but most of all, a broad involvement of children to sports with further sports orientation. The object of study is children’s and youth sports in the city of Sochi. The purpose of the study is to determine the level of realization of state programs for thedevelopment of children’s and youth sport in the city of Sochi. Research methods and organization: 1 Analysis and synthesis of data from li terature and Internet resources; 2 The method of mathematical statistics, processing the study results. Conclusions and suggestions. The most important link in the development of youth sport and its basement in the education system have always been and still remain youth sport schools which has trained many champions of Russia, Europe, World and Olympic Games. In connection with the preparation and holding of Sochi Olympic Games - 2014 there was a significant increase in children’s and youth sport schools. To day 24 children’s sports schools are already active in Sochi. Further development of youth sport cannot go on the only way of increasing the number of sports schools. The development of youth sports could also be contributed by the establishment of sports clubs at educational institutions. Proper organizing of the educational process at primary school, high school, and vocational school is unthinkable without the involvement of young people to the sport necessary to improve their lifestyle and mental performance. In addition, the creation of such sport clubs will help youth sport schools to select young athletes more qualitatively,more effectively implement their natural potential and to provide favorable conditions for the improvement in the chosen sport.
Keywords: health, children’s and youth sports, sports schools, legacy of the Games, the Olympic facilities.