Story: Amateurism and professionalism

Sports academy

Sports academy

This online advertisement promotes the New Zealand Institute of Sport, an educational facility which trains students for sustainable long-term careers in the sports, recreation and fitness industries. Potential career paths include coach, personal trainer. community health or whānau ora manager, and the New Zealand Police (there are stringent fitness requirements for entry to police training).

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Geoff Watson, 'Amateurism and professionalism - Growth of professionalism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/38014/sports-academy (accessed 13 July 2020)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013