Educational functions of sport.
In teaching, education is understood as a process of purposeful and systematic impact on human development. In a broader sense, the education of the person occurs with any external influence, which is able to make him a stable response.
Starting sports activity for a person, as a rule, corresponds to the most affordable education for life-span - 5-16 years. The more in-depth becomes sports, to a greater extent, it brings up an athlete. In addition to physical education, sport implements in man moral, intellectual and aesthetic education.
Quality and results of education in sport depends on many factors. Among the latter, the most significant are: the activities of the coach, the specificity of sport, athlete motivation, especially competition.