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All around the world there is many different cultures and races. All of which have different sporting interests, an easy way of determining how and why a sport is popular within a particular culture is by using Figueroa’s framework. Figueroa’s framework features 5 levels which consists of; individual, interpersonal, institutional, structural and culture. When all of the levels are broken down and analysed, you will be able to see a clear definition as to why a culture plays a particular sport. In this report i aim to break down the levels to analyse the positive and negatives which will impact my future involvement with volleyball.

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However my participation was altered by having to play with the rest of the class due to factors such as; distractions, pressure and influence. Another key problem is that there is a requirement of 12 players, this will definitely impact my future involvement as i don’t currently know 12 people that can play volleyball to a level which is where the class is at currently. Also once i graduate from Assisi i will be no longer keeping in contact with the people from the school.

When looked at from an institutional level it is clear that students at Assisi will have more participation. The key factors is that volleyball is a key factor of the curriculum, due to the fact that there is four assignments during grade 11 and 12. Another key factor is that Assisi has all of the required equipment and state of the art facilities such as the court being indoors etc. Assisi also allows students to play volleyball through AGCC sport which further enhances the amount of participation. However for me being in grade 12 i will no longer be able to play in the AGCC sport which means that besides from the odd game during class i will no longer be able to continue volleyball as a main sport. It is also worth mentioning that after i graduate from Assisi i will be unable to continue to use the facilities and won't have as much contact with people from there which means that i will be limited in who/where i play which will ultimately make me not play at all.

Queensland and the Gold Coast in general doesn't really advertise indoor volleyball as a game, due to the fact that the Gold Coast is primarily Beach Volleyball which makes it difficult for the indoor variant to be...

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