Extra-Curricular Activity

Kabaddi

kbadi

Benefits:

Increases Stamina & Speed; Stronger muscles; Endurance; Promotes running and dodging; Improves defensive skills; Psychological strength enhancer.

Silambam

SILAMBAM

Benefits:

A good cardio workout; Self defense; Increases memory power; Emotional & physical stability; Improves hand-muscle coordination; Prevents practitioners from taking up smoking/drinking; Aids in weight loss.

KHO-KHO

KHO KHO

Benefits:

  • Helps in better coordination and flexibility.
  • Helps the children to off depression, anxiety, stress, and increase self-esteem.
  • Helps in social and mental development of the child.
  • Playing Kho-Kho keeps children motivated, enthusiastic and young.
  • Improves thinking and running abilities and flexibility.
  • Burns calories.
  • Practitioners from taking up smoking/drinking; Aids in weight loss.

ATHLETICS

ATHLETICS

Benefits:

The personal traits one develops as a high school athlete are: teamwork, perseverance, responsibility, physical endurance, commitment, time management and personal and emotional health.

Character building traits – Self confidence and Self esteem; Manage Emotions; Discipline; Social Skills; Patience; Accept Defeat; Teamwork; Respect Authority; Leadership Skills; Life Long Habits.

Physiological Benefits – Reduced risk of Obesity; Increased cardiovascular fitness; Healthy growth; Strengthens lungs; Reduces blood sugar levels; Regulates blood pressure; Improves energy levels; Improves co-ordination and balance; Helps prevent cancer; Improved sleep; Reduces chronic muscular tension; Creates happiness.

Performance Enhancement – Better Academic Performance; Way to find the passion; Stay on the right track.

BASKET BALL

BASKET BALL

Benefits:

Gives Complete Physical Exercise; Builds up Muscles; Improves Height; Increases Accuracy &Precision; Inculcates Self-Discipline; Teaches Strategy; Instills Team Work; Helps Make New Friends; Boosts Confidence.

VOLLEY BALL

VOLLEY BALL

Benefits:

Playing 45 minutes of volleyball can burn up to 585 calories. Volleyball also improves muscle strength and tone. The activities required when playing volleyball strengthen the upper body, arms, shoulders, thighs, abdominals, and lower legs. In addition, volleyball improves hand-eye coordination, reflexes, and balance. It can also tone and strengthen the cardiovascular and respiratory system.

FOOT BALL

KHO KHO

Benefits:

  • Increases aerobic capacity and cardiovascular health.
  • Lowers body fat and improves muscle tone.
  • Builds strength, flexibility and endurance.
  • Increases muscle and bone strength.
  • Improves health due to shifts between walking, running and sprinting.
  • Skills like teamwork, sportsmanship, responsibility and time management are developed.

THROW BALL

THROW BALL

Benefits:

  • Increases aerobic capacity and cardiovascular health.
  • Tones and shapes the body - The physical activities involved in playing throw ball will strengthen the upper body, arms and shoulders as well as the muscles of the lower body. It also improves the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  • Determination and Self-confidence levels development.

SWIMMING

SWIMMING

Benefits:

Swimming is an activity that burns lots of calories, is easy on the joints, supports your weight and builds muscular strength and endurance. It also improves cardiovascular fitness, cools you off and refreshes you in summer, and is one that you can do safely into old age.

SKATING

SKATING

Benefits:

Easy on the joints; Great as a cross training exercise - equivalent to jogging in terms of health benefits and caloric consumption, reduction of body fat, and leg strength development; Good for mood; Great for improving balance, agility & coordination; Strengthens the heart; Improves endurance.

KARATE

KARATE

Benefits:

High aerobic workout; Promotes healthy lifestyle and Self-confidence; Improves cardio-vascular system; Improves reflexes; Weight loss; Focus and stillness; Teaches morality and values; Muscle tone and better mood.

YOGA

YOGA

Benefits:

Improves posture; Increases flexibility; Builds muscle strength; Boosts metabolism; Helps in lowering blood sugar; Increases blood flow; Keeps disease at bay; Increases self-esteem; Improves lung function; Helps you sleep better.

INDOOR GAMES

SHUTTLE BADMINTON

SHUTTLE BADMINTON

Benefits:

Burns 450 calories per hour; Develops athleticism; Increases muscle tone; Reduces stress & anxiety; Promotes social health; Good for overall health; Flexibility, muscle strength & mobility; Decreases diabetes.

TABLE TENNIS

TABLE TENNIS

Benefits:

Playing improves hand-eye coordination; Stimulates mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy; Develops mental acuity; Improves reflexes; It’s easy on the joints; Burns calories; Offers a social outlet; Keeps your brain sharp; Improves coordination and balance; Stimulates various different parts of the brain.

CARROM

CARROM

Benefits:

Have fun & feel good; Friends/family time; Memory formation & cognitive skills; Reduces risks for mental diseases; Lowers blood pressure; Speeds up your response; Reduces stress; Grows your immune system; Child development; Therapy treatment.

CHESS

CHESS

Benefits:

Brings people together; Teaches you how to win and lose; Can help you focus and realize the consequence of your actions; Great educational tool in schools; Develops creativity; Builds confidence; Develops Problem-solving skills; Exercises both sides of the brain; Helps you learn how to be calm under pressure.

ARCHERY

ARCHERY

Benefits:

Improved hand-eye coordination, focus and balance; Hand and finger flexibility; Strength building; Increases patience; Improves confidence; Is a social sport; Is a form of exercise; Relaxation; Open to all - Archery can be done by both able bodied and disabled people. People with the most severe disabilities and even the blind, use special tactile equipment and are able to join in – making this a great family sport!