Apply sport games rules


Develop and sustain the ability to apply rules, within the spirit of the sport activity and competition, and in a professional and respectful manner.

Alternative labels

apply rules and laws during the sport competition
apply rules to sport games
apply sport rules to games
implement rules to sport competitions

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Apply sport games rules is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Professional athlete: Professional athletes compete in sports and athletic events. They train on a regular basis and exercise with professional coaches and trainers. Building up the necessary skills needs natural talent as well as planning and endurance to get through the needed training programmes.
Sport official: Sports officials are responsible for administering the rules and laws of a sport and for ensuring fair play according to the rules and laws. The role includes applying rules/ laws during the sport or activity, contributing to health, safety and protection of participants and others during the sport or activity, organising sport events, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with competitors and others, and communicating effectively.

Optional skill

Apply sport games rules is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022