Newsroom - Sportz Village Schools

‘To make students fit, playgrounds are the key’

(Bangalore Mirror, February 20, 2019)

Over 63 per cent of children have healthy Body Mass Index (BMI) in Bengaluru, as per a recent health survey. Of these, girls fared slightly better with 63 per cent of them having healthy BMI, compared to 59 per cent of boys.

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Only 61% schoolkids in city have healthy BMI: Survey

(The Pioneer, February 20, 2019)

A recent survey by a sports organisation has found that female students attending schools in Delhi have better Body Mass Index (BMI) than boys. Overall, 61 per cent schoolchildren in Delhi have a healthy BMI, revealed the survey.

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59 per cent of children have a healthy BMI in Kochi, says survey

(The New Indian Express, February 14, 2019)

When it comes to being fit, the children living in two major cities of Kerala are behind those in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Coimbatore.

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Fitness levels of school children are poor across India, says study

(Sakal Times, February 6, 2019)

A latest study has revealed that healthand fitness levels of children are alarming poor across India.

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Fitness levels of school children are poor across India, says study

(Sakal Times, February 6, 2019)

A latest study has revealed that healthand fitness levels of children are alarming poor across India.

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Girls are fitter than boys of same age, finds survey

(The Times of India, February 6, 2019)

Girls have better upper-body and abdominal strength and are generally fitter than boys of the same age says a countrywide study of more than 1.53 lakh school children in 21 states.

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EduSports Joins Hands with KOOH Sports

(Orissa Diary, January 10, 2019)

EduSports, India’s No. 1 sports education organization, has announced today, that it has joined hands with the Mumbai-based sports education and training organization KOOH Sports. The alliance will be effective from January 2019.

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EduSports partners with KOOH Sports

(News Barons, January 10, 2019)

EduSports, India’s No. 1 sports education organization, has announced today, that it has joined hands with the Mumbai-based sports education and training organization KOOH Sports. The alliance will be effective from January 2019.

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800 स्कूलों में 5 लाख बच्चों तक पहुंच चूका है एडुस्पोर्ट्स

(Univarta, December 8, 2018)

खेलों को स्कूल शिक्षा का हिस्सा बनाने के मिशन के साथ एडुस्पोर्ट्स देशभर में 800 स्कूलों में 5 लाख बच्चों तक पहुंच चूका है।

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Sprinting Towards Progress on the Road to School

(CSR Box, December 4, 2018)

Ashok Leyland’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative Road to School Project is not only about school or academics. It aims rather at the holistic development of the child and is based on a careful and well-rounded plan.

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800 स्कूलों में 5 लाख बच्चों तक पहुंच चूका है एडुस्पोर्ट्स

(Univarta, December 8, 2018)

खेलों को स्कूल शिक्षा का हिस्सा बनाने के मिशन के साथ एडुस्पोर्ट्स देशभर में 800 स्कूलों में 5 लाख बच्चों तक पहुंच चूका है।

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Sprinting Towards Progress on the Road to School

(CSR Box, December 4, 2018)

Ashok Leyland’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative Road to School Project is not only about school or academics. It aims rather at the holistic development of the child and is based on a careful and well-rounded plan.

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खेलों को शिक्षा का हिस्सा बनाने में जुटा है एडुस्पोर्ट्स

(Punjab Kesari, December 3, 2018)

खेल सिर्फ प्रतियोगिता का हिस्सा नहीं है, बल्कि बच्चों के सर्वांगीण विकास के लिए खेलो को शिक्षा का अभिन्न अंग बनाना चाहिए। यह कहना है एडुस्पोर्ट्स के संस्थापकों में से एक सौमिल मजमुदार का ।

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India sees a decline in overall health and fitness levels of students, says a Nationwide Survey

(Dailyhunt, 28 January, 2018)

8th Annual Health and Fitness Study by EduSports reveals alarming fitness levels in school children across all age groups

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India sees a decline in overall health and fitness levels of students, says a Nationwide Survey

(India Education Diary, 28 January, 2018)

8th Annual Health and Fitness Study by EduSports reveals alarming fitness levels in school children across all age groups

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Edusports is fast ensuring that sports becomes integral to education in as many schools as possible

(The Hindu, December 28, 2017)

“A recent survey conducted across all Government schools indicated that attendance has gone up significantly in schools which had sports in their curriculum,” says Saumil Majumdar, co-founder and CEO of Edusports, that works with schools to implement physical activity and sports

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This Bengaluru firm is empowering school kids across India through physical education

(The news minute, November 10, 2017)

Today, India has the second highest number of obese children in the world, second only to China.

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Global football camp for children launched

(PTI News, July 28 2017)

Campus Experience', a global football camp that provides an international platform for children in the age group of nine to 17 years, has been launched at the Real Madrid campus in Spain.

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खेलोगे कूदोगे तो हो जाओगे फिट

(Navbharat Times, February 9, 2017)

फास्ट फूड खाने और फिजिकल एक्टिविटी न करने के चलते चलते गुड़गांव के बच्चों में फिटनेस की कमी होती जा रही है। एजुस्पोर्ट्स के 7वें वार्षिक स्कूल हेल्थ एंड फिटनेस स्टडी में इस बात का खुलासा हुआ है। स्टडी के अनुसार, सिटी के स्कूल के बच्चों की फिटनेस और बॉडी मास इंडेक्स (बीएमआई) मानक के अनुसार कम हो गई है। रिपोर्ट के मुताबकि, यहां 43 प्रतिशत बच्चों की बीएमआई कम है।

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स्कूली बच्चों में घट रहा है फिटनेस का स्तर, लड़को के मुताबिक लड़किया ज़्यादा स्वस्थ

(Punjab Kesari, February 8, 2017)

स्कूली बच्चों में फिटनेस और बी.एम.आई. स्तर काम होना चिंता का विषय बना हुआ है। एजुस्पोर्ट्स के सातवें वार्षिक स्कूल हेल्थ एंड फिटनेस स्टडी-2016 में सामने आया है किहर तीसरे बच्चें का बी.एम.आई. इन दिनों अस्वस्थ है लेकिन जिन स्कूलों में फिजिकल एजुकेशन के तीन से अधिक सत्र संचालित होते है, वे बच्चें ज़्यादा सेहतमंद है।

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Battling child obesity

(Asian Age, February 3, 2017)

Just when we thought that Hyderabadis were becoming increasingly fitness conscious, an appalling statistic has now surfaced. The 7th Annual Health and Fitness Study conducted by EduSports has revealed that Hyderabad has the most number of obese boys in the country between the ages seven and 17, at a whopping 36.16 per cent.

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School kids come short in fitness levels

(The Hindu, January 28, 2017)

The seventh annual health and fitness study by EduSports, a physical education and school sports enterprise, conducted from September to November 2016 across 86 cities revealed that one in three children did not have a healthy body mass index (BMI), cannot sprint at the level required for their age and lack adequate upper body strength.

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School children in India need proper physical education

(India Today, January 26, 2017)

The study reveals that students who are provided with more than three physical education (PE) sessions in a week are more active and has better BMI.

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School children need over three physical education classes a week, says study

(The Indian Express, January 25, 2017)

According to the study, schools with sustainable, structured sports and physical education sessions have students with better BMIs.

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One in every three school children fail BMI test: study

(DNA, January 24, 2017)

Every third child in India has an unhealthy BMI and only those schools that have more than three sessions of physical education have fitter children, a study has revealed.

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Bengaluru kids healthier than peers across country

(Deccan Chronicle, January 24, 2017)

Research also showed that active children have greater attention spans and perform better academically.

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Health, fitness levels of schoolchildren far from satisfactory, says survey

(Deccan Herald, January 24, 2017)

Every third school-going child in India has an unhealthy body mass index (BMI). Only schools with more than three sessions of physical education have fitter children. Girls are better than boys in this area.

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One out of three kids does not have a healthy body mass index

(The Times of India, January 24, 2017)

Almost one out of three school-going children in the country does not have a healthy body mass index (BMI).

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'Health and fitness levels of school children is dropping'

(Business Standard, January 23, 2017)

The fitness and body mass index (BMI) levels of school children in India -- regardless of age, gender, region or city -- continued to be far from satisfactory, according to the 7th Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2016 by EduSports.

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Physical activity in Indian children and youth: Here's where we stand globally

(India Today, December 29, 2016)

The Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance organized the concurrent preparation of Report Cards on the physical activity of children and youth in 38 countries from 6 continents (representing 60 per cent of the world's population).

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Integration programme

(Daily Pioneer, Decemebr 12, 2016)

The Universal Business School, India’s first Green Business School focusing on the comprehensive development of management students, has introduced Miles, an integrated multi-sports programme developed by EduSports. The programme is led and executed by students themselves.

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Being active is not just a choice, but a way of life

(The Statesman, December 15, 2016)

A healthy mind lives in a healthy body. We all wish to do best in our lives and to excel it is important to be physically fit. A physically fit person will always have an edge over others. The everyday struggles of life become harder when a person is unhealthy.

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'Teachers' Day Out' at Times-NIE Teachers' Meet-2016

(Times of India, December 12, 2016)

The Times-NIE Teachers’ Meet-2016 held on November 29 gave teachers unique opportunity to showcase their latent talent. The event sponsor was EduSports which deals in holistic education through sports.

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EduSports introduces high quality after-school hockey coaching across India

(The Times of India, December 5, 2016)

EduSports (SportzVillage Enterprise), India's No 1 school sports organization, has announced its partnership with the One Million Hockey Legs to offer high quality after-school coaching for hockey across India.

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Bopanna tennis academy to coach school kids

(Business Standard, November 22, 2016)

Leading sports enterprise EduSports on Tuesday tied up with the tennis academy of professional player Rohan Bopanna to coach school students across the country.

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Being active is not just a choice, but a way of life

(The Statesman, November 18, 2016)

A healthy mind lives in a healthy body. We all wish to do best in our lives and to excel it is important to be physically fit. A physically fit person will always have an edge over others. The everyday struggles of life become harder when a person is unhealthy.

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'Goal to create happy adults'

(The Pioneer, November 9, 2016)

Parminder Gill tells ANCHAl SHARMA that it is important for every student to have sports education for overall development and to pave way for a successful career ahead

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EduSports Launches MILES, An Integrated Sports Program For Adolescents & Youth Student Populations

(BW Disrupt, November 7, 2016)

EduSports has been instrumental in making a fundamental change to the education system by getting schools to adopt a curriculum-based, age-appropriate and structured Physical Education (PE) and sports program.

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EduSports launches multi-sport leadership development programme MILES

(ET tech, November 7, 2016)

Sports education organisation EduSports has launched an integrated sports education platform 'MILES' for adolescent and young students.

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Schools team up with startups to drive home fitness mantra

(Health World, November 5, 2016)

Besides offering tailor-made sports curriculums/curricula across grades, the company conducts badminton tournaments and various campaigns to raise awareness.

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Meet The Winners Of The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

(The CSR Journal, October 21, 2016)

The CSR Journal celebrated its anniversary on 8th July, and organised its first SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards to felicitate initiatives in the social space. On the occasion, participants were assessed and honoured by an independent jury that included Rohit Misra, CEO, Starkey, Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOMM Foundation, Vivek Talwar, Chief Sustainability Officer, TATA Power and Naghma Mulla, COO, Edelgive Foundation among others.

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Meet The Winners Of The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

(The CSR Journal, October 21, 2016)

The CSR Journal celebrated its anniversary on 8th July, and organised its first SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards to felicitate initiatives in the social space. On the occasion, participants were assessed and honoured by an independent jury that included Rohit Misra, CEO, Starkey, Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOMM Foundation, Vivek Talwar, Chief Sustainability Officer, TATA Power and Naghma Mulla, COO, Edelgive Foundation among others.

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How Sports Educators Like Edusports Can Boost The Education Sector

(Franchise India Education, October 18, 2016)

Sport is regarded as one of the largest industries globally in terms of employment and revenue. The Business of Sports is a multi-billion dollar global industry propelled by enormous consumer demand. In 2010, the Indian sports market had a value of about $1,489 million. Sport is going to be the next big industry in India. In developed countries, sports contribute around 2 to 4 percentage of total employment.

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स्पोर्ट्स को करियर चुने।

(Amar Ujala, October 4, 2016)

आई आई टी और आई आई एम से पास आउट सौमिल मजमुदार ज्योति मजमुदार ने 2009 में एडुस्पोर्ट्स नाम से स्टार्ट अप शुरू किया और इनके अभूतपूर्व काम के लिए न सिर्फ अलग-अलग पुरुस्कारों से नवाजा गया, बल्कि अब देश की कई सारी सरकारें भी एडुस्पोर्ट्स के साथ काम करने के लिए आगे आ रही है।

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Parminder Gill, EduSports

(India School News, September 15, 2016)

It has been always a concern for parents that their wards lack physical activity or sports. EduSports is making a huge change in the scenario with its initiatives to bring a strong structure to sports education in India. It helps on creating “physically educated children” with all modern amenities. Mr. Parminder Gill is the co-founder and head of Business for EduSports and he shares some vital points with regard to sports in India.

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4 Things YOU Can Do for Indian Sport

(Entrepreneur India, August 29, 2016)

As a sports lover, is there anything you can actually do about the questions around India's Olympic performance? Why don't we win more medals? Why do some athletes perform lower than their national best? Why do athletes take selfies?

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SportzVillage plans market action with ThrowMotion

(ET Tech, August 16, 2016)

Sports and fitness education venture SportzVillage has tied up with California-based ThrowMotion, a producer of web-connected table games, as strategic sales and marketing partner.

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The 'new' sports headline and its negative impact on children

(India Today, August 16, 2016)

Match fixing. Corruption. Doping. Some more corruption. --These are what constitute sports headlines nowadays. Clearly, things have changed now. But as a parent, why should you care?

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Sporting Promoter

(Afternoon DC, August 8, 2016)

Saumil Majmudar is the Co-founder, CEO and MD of EduSports - India's first and largest school sports enterprise. EduSports is India’s No.1 School Sports Organization with a vision of helping millions of children all over the world become healthier and fitter. EduSports currently works with over 550 schools spread across 250+ locations in 4 countries, and engages over 450,000 children in an inclusive and positive sporting experience.

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5 reasons girls should play sports

(India Today, August 2, 2016)

The more fundamental question to ask is probably, why aren't girls playing sports? But that's another story. Here are 5 reasons girls should play sports:

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Building a sports career: Off-the-field opportunities, sports scholarships and role of parents

(India Today, July 25, 2016)

In India, the domain of sports is largely unexplored by many. A plethora of opportunities go untapped as a result of a mindset which say that all students must pursue a professional degree and then move onto finding a job in the "usual" fields of engineering, medicine, software etc.

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Importance of balancing sports and academics: Difficult but doable

(India Today, July 19, 2016)

Giving physical education and sports the requisite weightage in the school curriculum is not an easy task and the stakeholders (school principals, parents etc.) take time to accept sports at par with academics for their children.

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EduSports - Indian School Sports Enterprise Helps Millions of Children All Over the World Become Healthier and Fitter

(BW Disrupt, June 23, 2016)

Recent developments in the Indian education sector have paved way to the emergence and growth of many innovative business models. With the sector providing a USD 40 billion opportunity the growth potential for players in this sector are immense. Riding on the resilience of this trend, social businesses like EduSports, which are dealing with school sports and Physical Education (PE) curriculum, have grown leaps and bounds in a short span of time.

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Raising sporty girls

(Deccan Herald, June 11, 2016)

Iffat Ara Parveen shouted at her fellow male team member to kick the soccer ball high and far, and headed the ball just outside the goal line to score a goal.

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Let kids play outdoors

(The Times of India, June 7, 2016)

The fifth edition of sports education company EduSports’ annual school health and fitness survey, released in 2014, found 40% children in India suffer from multiple lifestyle diseases as they did not have a healthy body mass index and required endurance levels.

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How does participation in sports improve focus?

(The Hindu, June 7, 2016)

Be it scoring a goal, netting a basketball or hitting a shuttlecock, sporting activities require focus which, in turn, helps boost academic performance

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I'd turn vacant plots into playgrounds: Edusports co-founder Saumil Majumdar

(Economic Times, May 20, 2016)

Majumdar has a tete-e-tete where he explains why he is in love with the garden city.

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"Life always gives you second and sometimes a third, and even a fourth chance! Which means, whenever you feel that you have missed the bus, another one comes in shortly and surely, as long as you hang around long enough."

(Yousuccess, April 5, 2016)

Parminder Gill has had a long career in sales, marketing and entrepreneurship. He has worked extensively in the IT and education sector. Due to his entrepreneurial spirit, Parminder started two ventures belonging to IT and Education.

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Schools are becoming the new playgrounds for startups in India

(The Times of India, April 3, 2016)

A former badminton player who represented Maharashtra, Saumil Majmudar had all but forgotten about sports during the decade he spent working for technology companies. Then, he heard one of his friends complaining about the lack of playgrounds for his six-year-old.

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FLYING START - I saw success after burning `70 lakh in six years

(The Times of India, March 15, 2016)

It took six years, eight piv ots and burning Rs 70 lakh in cash for Saumil Majumdar to finally develop a solution that people were ready to buy . “Sometimes strategy is a function of cash,“ says Majumdar, founder and the CEO of EduSports.

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Rio Olympics: How a bunch of entrepreneurs are trying to improve India's abysmal record in sports

(The Economic Times, February 2, 2016)

Ninety of the first 100 schools Saumil Majmudar approached to hawk a customised exercise and physical education programme showed him the door. The serial entrepreneur and founder of EduSports, a Bengaluru-based venture, has spent the last five to six years hardselling physical education (PE) programmes to schools, which have traditionally viewed physical fitness and sport as an also ran to academic excellence.

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Rio Olympics: How a bunch of entrepreneurs are trying to improve India's abysmal record in sports

(The Economic Times, February 2, 2016)

Ninety of the first 100 schools Saumil Majmudar approached to hawk a customised exercise and physical education programme showed him the door. The serial entrepreneur and founder of EduSports, a Bengaluru-based venture, has spent the last five to six years hardselling physical education (PE) programmes to schools, which have traditionally viewed physical fitness and sport as an also ran to academic excellence.

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Girl students fitter than boys finds survey, but school children's health at abysmal levels

(Firstpost, December 31, 2015)

School going girl children were found to be fitter than boys in a survey conducted across the country. However, the physical fitness standards of school children across genders were found to be alarmingly low.

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'EduSports aims to reach 1,000 schools by 2017-18'

(Entrepreneur India, December 28, 2015)

Edusports, India's first and leading school sports company is working with the objective to enhance the quality of life of the youth by imparting useful skills of sports across the country. In an interaction with Entrepreneur Media, Saumil Majmudar, MD & Co-founder, EduSports, tells us about the current scenario of sports education in India and challenges facing the sector

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Edusports is fast ensuring that sports becomes integral to education in as many schools as possible

(28-12-17)
“A recent survey conducted across all Government schools indicated that attendance has gone up significantly in schools which had sports in their curriculum,” says Saumil Majumdar, co-founder and CEO of Edusports, that works with schools to implement physical activity and sports Read more

This Bengaluru firm is empowering school kids across India through physical education

(10-11-2017)
Today, India has the second highest number of obese children in the world, second only to China. Read more

Results From India’s 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Physical inactivity in children and youth in India is a major public health problem Read more

The 2016 India Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Physical activity’s benefits have been well established and regular moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, ... Read more

Global football camp ‘Campus Experience’ for children launched

(28-07-2017)
Campus Experience will be held from June 19 to September 9 in Madrid. It will include four modules for participation -- football campus, football technique, goalkeeping and goalkeeping technique. Read more

Global football camp for children launched

Campus Experience', a global football camp that provides an international platform for children in the age group of nine to 17 years, has been launched at the Real Madrid campus in Spain. Read more

Sports integration

(12-04-2017)
The Universal Business School (UBS) has partnered with Edusports to introduce MIlES programme in its campus. Read more

NEW CRICKET GAME IN MCC MUSEUM

(14-03-2017)
Visitors to the MCC Museum can now play their own mini T20 match on a new web-connected cricket table game which forms part of the ‘Century of Cricket Games’ exhibition. Read more

Physical activity in Indian children and youth: Here's where we stand globally

(29-12-2016)
The Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance organized the concurrent preparation of Report Cards on the physical activity of children and youth in 38 countries from 6 continents (representing 60 per cent of the world's population). Read more

Integration programme

(21-12-2016)
The Universal Business School, India’s first Green Business School focusing on the comprehensive development of management students, has introduced Miles, an integrated multi-sports programme developed by EduSports. The programme is led and executed by students themselves. Read more

Being active is not just a choice, but a way of life

(15-12-2016)
A healthy mind lives in a healthy body. We all wish to do best in our lives and to excel it is important to be physically fit. A physically fit person will always have an edge over others. The everyday struggles of life become harder when a person is unhealthy. Read more

'Teachers' Day Out' at Times-NIE Teachers' Meet-2016

(15-12-2016)
The Times-NIE Teachers’ Meet-2016 held on November 29 gave teachers unique opportunity to showcase their latent talent. The event sponsor was EduSports which deals in holistic education through sports. Read more

EduSports partners with One Million Hockey Legs

(06-12-2016)
EduSports (SportzVillage Enterprise), India's No 1 school sports organization, has announced its partnership with the One Million Hockey Legs. Read more

EduSports introduces high quality after-school hockey coachi ..

(05-12-2016)
One Million Hockey Legs will support EduSports in designing .. Read more

Sport by rote: Chennai students merely bricks in book walls

(14-11-2016)
The mean grade point average (GPA) for each group and subgroup was computed and compared by group, subgroup, and sex. There were 6 categoies of sports participation, rangingfiom no sports to 5 sports. As interscholastic sports participation increased, GPAs improved. Read more

Goal to create happy adults

(09-11-2016)
Parminder Gill tells ANCHAl SHARMA that it is important for every student to have sports education for overall development and to pave way for a successful career ahead Read more

Schools team up with startups to drive home fitness mantra

(05-11-2016)
Besides offering tailor-made sports curriculums/curricula across grades, the company conducts badminton tournaments and various campaigns to raise awareness. Read more

https://hiindia.com/bopanna-tennis-academy-to-coach-school-kids/

Leading sports enterprise EduSports on Tuesday tied up with the tennis academy of professional player Rohan Bopanna to coach school students across the country. Read more

Bopanna tennis academy to coach school kids

Bengaluru, Nov 22: Leading sports enterprise EduSports on Tuesday tied up with the tennis academy of professional player Rohan Bopanna to coach school students across the country. Read more

Inspired by PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation, Rohan Bopanna aims for 'big things'

Bopanna told reporters after announcement of EduSports and Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy tieup here. Read more

Bopanna tennis academy to coach school kids

Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Leading sports enterprise EduSports on Tuesday tied up with the tennis academy of professional player Rohan Bopanna to coach school students across the country. Read more

Bopanna tennis academy to coach school kids

We will offer coaching in schools across the country with a structured curriculum to boys and girls of seven years age and above under the EduSports programme," said Bopanna on the occasion. Read more

खेल गतिविधिया गायब, कमजोर हो रहे है स्कूली बच्चे।

(Rajasthan Patrika, December 6, 2015)

आज की कान्वेंट शिक्षा में बच्चो के सर्वांगीण विकास को गौण कर सिर्फ पढाई पर ध्यान केंद्रित किये जाने के दुष्परिणाम सामने आने लगे है। स्कूल व् शारीरिक शिक्षा के क्षेत्र में काम कर रही कंपनी एडु स्पोर्ट्स की ओर से किये गए सर्वे में यह सच सामने आया है।

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Urbanisation breeding weaker kids

(Bangalore Mirro, December 1, 2015)

Unavailability of open spaces to play, too much stress on academics and badly maintained playgrounds in the city, are starting to show in kids’ health report cards.

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‘Delhi kids becoming an unfit lot’

(The Hindu, November 29, 2015)

A survey has revealed that lack of appropriate playtime is leaving school-going children unfit. Two out of five school-going children in the National Capital Region have an unhealthy Body Mass Index (BMI), says a survey conducted by EduSports.

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गड़बड़ है हर 5 से 2 बच्चों का बीएमआई : स्टडी

(Navbharat Times, November 26, 2015)

खेलकूद के अभाव में छोटे बच्चे मोटापे का शिकार हो रहे हैं, उनका बॉडी मास इंडेक्स गड़बड़ा रहा है। एक सर्वे के मुताबिक, स्कूल जाने वाले हर पांच में से दो बच्चों का बीएमआई गड़बड़ है।

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'2 out of 5 Indian kids don't have healthy body mass index'

(Zee News, November 26, 2015)

A new survey has revealed that two out of five schoolgoing kids in India have unhealthy body mass index (BMI), increasing the risk for serious health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

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2 out of 5 kids have unhealthy body mass index, says study

(Times of India, November 26, 2015)

Routine in Indian schools lacks adequate play time and fitness regime for students. A survey by EduSports has found that two out of five schoolgoing kids don’t have a healthy body mass index (BMI) and 50% of our children lack adequate lower body strength.

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From a marketing executive at Wipro to becoming a serial entrepreneur, story of EduSports' Saumil Majmudar

(YourStory, October 12, 2015)

Having spent almost three years as a marketing executive at Wipro, Saumil Majmudar stepped into the world of entrepreneurship in the year 1998 with Learn@Home, which was a personalized computer training business. Three years later, he founded another venture called QSupport in June 1999.

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A startup to help India’s young minds

(Business Insider, October 10, 2015)

Launched in 2009, India’s first school sports and PE Company EduSports is going strong. The company recently raised R.s 65 Crores from Gaja Capital. This startup looks to bring about a change in the way sports or physical education is perceived – that it is not meant only for competitive children playing for trophies but to be inclusive, and improve the child’s general fitness levels.

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Interview with EduSports founder, Saumil Majumdar: "Our main aim is to get children to play"

(Sportskeed, September 9, 2015)

If we look back to our school days, the entire focus of the school and parents was to make us study more and more with a disregard for any kind of physical activities. The games period or the P.T though was a relief, but the lack of structure and focus in the physical activities made that period boring and a pure waste of time.

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School children lagging in health, fitness parameters: EduSports study

(Times of India, November 28, 2014)

The current generation of school children in India, regardless of age group or gender, look to be heading towards an unhealthy future with health and fitness levels lagging, reveals EduSports' 5th Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2014.

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EduSports – Providing holistic education to children though the magic of sports !

(Techstory, September 21, 2014)

Remember your childhood days ? Going to school, coming home and then going out to play at the nearest playground used to be our daily routine when we were growing up. ‘Outdoor play’ formed a significant part of our formative years and helped us remain fit, interact with children our own age, taught us sharing, caring, the spirit of games and the list of benefits goes on ! However, with urban and semi urban planning these days, play spaces for our children are reducing dramatically. The availability of addictive television shows and computer games and the unavailability of playground is posing a serious threat to the health and fitness of children today.

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EduSports: where child’s play is a serious business

(The Hindu Business Line, March 10, 2014)

What makes a person armed with degrees to die for, especially from IIT and IIM, train schoolchildren in sports? “If you are well educated, you create a safety net for yourself. So, why not use it to make a bigger leap,” say Saumil Majmudar, co-founder and CEO, EduSports.

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Initiative to change the landscape of Physical Education in India

(Digital Learning, March 03, 2014)

Saumil Majmudar, Co-founder and CEO, EduSports has been extensively working on improving the Physical Education and Sports scenario in the present education system in the country. He believes that sports education is an integral part of every child’s holistic development and upbringing. He shares his vision for EduSports and Sports education in India

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EDUSPORTS CONFERRED THE ‘BEST START-UP IN SPORTS’ AWARD BY FICCI AT THE INDIA SPORTS AWARDS

(Tech Aloo, February 22, 2014)

India’s leading school sports enterprise was felicitated as the ‘Best Start-up in Sports’ by FICCI at the ‘India Sports Awards’ held at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi.

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If you believe in your idea with sheer bull headedness, it will go lucky – Saumil Majmudar, EduSports

(The Tech Panda, December 26, 2013)

Saumil Majmudar ‘s friend casually remarked that his 6 year old son was not engaging in enough physical activity, was getting hooked to TV & computers. He also observed that there were hardly any healthy, social avenues for his son to mingle with children outside of the school. Clearly, parents wanted children to play and stay fit and healthy but there were not enough opportunities for children to have a fun experience around sports. EduSports was founded in 2009 with a vision to ‘Make Sports an Integral Part of every Child’s Education and Upbringing’.

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38% kids in Maharashtra unfit, finds study

(DNA India, December 3, 2013)

Fitness level of children in the country is alarmingly low, irrespective of age group, gender and region or city type, revealed a nationwide survey. The 2013 EduSports Annual School Health and Fitness survey studied 77,669 children aged between seven and 17 years in 68 cities and 17 states. The results pointed to unhealthy Body Mass Index (BMI) scores and lack of fitness among the survey’s participants.

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Fitness of children worrisome: EduSports study

(The Hindu, November 28, 2013)

The study found unhealthy BMI scores and an ‘alarming’ lack of fitness in 7-17 year olds. The body mass index (BMI) and fitness levels of children in India, in the age group of 7–17 years, are far from satisfactory, a nationwide study has found.

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EduSports to tap 1,000 schools in the next four years

(Times of India, October 3, 2013)

School sports enterprise EduSports will expand its reach from about 330 schools to around 1,000 schools in the next four years, said a top official of the company.

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EduSports - the way forward

(The Hindu, September 12, 2013)

In the days when playgrounds are virtually disappearing and in a situation where students find it difficult to take out time for physical fitness, the school-centric model of physical education is the way out, says Saumil Majmudar, co-founder & MD of EduSports.

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EduSports comes up with 'do it on your own' model

(Business Standard, September 11, 2013)

Bengaluru-based provider of sports curriculum and training company EduSports has come up with a 'do it on your own' model to help schools teach students the fundamentals of sports education.

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School sports gets a professional touch

(Livemint, March 10, 2013)

Twelve-year-old Riyan Aggarwal, a student of Vasal Education Society-run Ivy World School in Jalandhar, looks forward to his daily soccer practice in school.

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School sports gets a professional touch

(Livemint, March 10, 2013)

Twelve-year-old Riyan Aggarwal, a student of Vasal Education Society-run Ivy World School in Jalandhar, looks forward to his daily soccer practice in school.

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5 Startups To Watch

(Forbes India, December 26, 2012)

Saumil Majumdar has a history of creating businesses much before the market for them has evolved. For a while it looked as though the same was the case with EduSports, his idea of providing outsourced recreational activities to schools and parents.

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Bangalore leads the way with school sports startups

(Bengaluru Citizen matters, December 11, 2012)

In order to develop sports activities in Bengaluru and around the country, more and more sports management companies are engaging directly with schools.

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One in 4 school kids in metros obese: Survey

(Time of India, November 12, 2012)

One in four school children in Indian metros is overweight, so is one in six in non-metro cities. Around 20% of children show signs of obesity.

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Indian moms are awkward around fat kids

(Time of India, April 29, 2012)

After Internet users unleashed a venomous attack against a US-based fashion magazine staffer, who wrote about the diet she put her 7-year-old daughter on, Anuradha Varma finds out how comfortable Indian mothers are when handling overweight kids.

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Beyond the classroom

(Livemint, December 16, 2011)

The performance of a student is governed by factors such as parents’ cooperation and teachers’ educational background, too. As the world changes, learning from books alone may not be sufficient to build a career or for a creative pursuit in the course of one’s life.

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EduSports expects to add 80 schools

(Business Standard, July 4, 2011)

Bangalore-based EduSports Pvt Ltd, which provides sports curriculum and training to schools on an oursourcing model, expects to sign up 75-80 new schools this year, including 15 from Andhra Pradesh. It now runs the sports programme in 150 schools, including nearly 20 in the state.

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SV Edusports: The school that educates kids to play

(Economic Times, February 18, 2011)

We just wanted kids to play.” This was the simple premise with which Saumil Majmudar set up SV Edusports in 2009 with Meer Waqiruddin Khaleeq, Parminder Gill and Jyoti Majmudar

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Survey shows alarming levels of obesity among Indian children

(The Hindu, August 27, 2010)

'Health & Lifestyle' is a weekly column on how lifestyles impact on health and wellness. Here is yet another survey with sobering conclusions about the state of health of the nation: Obesity is setting in earlier than the adolescence phase for Indian children.

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Sports + innovation = Booming business venture

(rediff.com, May 25, 2010)

In early 2009, when a leading school in Tamil Nadu conducted a survey on the fitness standards of its students, the results were alarming. The obesity levels in the children were found to be very high, and their overall physical condition was a matter of concern.

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Sports: Startups to have a field day

(The Economic Times, March 19, 2010)

Once, sport was solely about blood, sweat, grit and honour. Sportspersons personified the loftiest ideals of life. Sport had conventional connotations—representing the country, winning for national pride, spirit of the game, patriotism and the works. Emotions rode high, even if the money wasn’t there.

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Participation in sport can improve children’s learning and skills development, new Barça Foundation and UNICEF report finds

Participation in sport improves children’s educational attainment and skills development including empowerment, leadership and self-esteem – contributing to their overall well-being and future prospects, according to new research released today by the Barça Foundation and UNICEF.

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Do athletes make better students?

The skills gained from doing sports, such as learning to focus and to improvise, could improve your academic performance

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Why team sports really do improve grades?

Team sport is the only extracurricular activity to make a significant difference to students’ academic grades, new research has revealed.

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How Does Physical Activity Affect Academic Performance?

Students in every grade level at schools across the country are struggling in class. It’s not because they’re underachievers, or they’re not smart, or they don’t care. It’s because we’re working against them.

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Improving academic performance with physical fitness

Physical fitness in childhood and adolescence is beneficial for both physical and mental health throughout life.

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Study: Physically Active Kids Perform Better Academically

For children, it’s important to begin a regular routine of healthy exercise as early as possible to help them perform at their best.

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Exercise is positively related to adolescents' relationships and academics

Eighty-nine high school seniors were administered a qquestionnaire that gathered information on their exercise habits......

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Sport at competitive level improves the academic performance of secondary education students

Academic performance is better if young people play sports competitively, as is clear from the findings of the thesis presented by Ana Capdevila Seder at the Universitat Jaume I.

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The Effect of Sports Participation on GPAs:

A typical weekday for a student-athlete involves, at a minimum, four hours of intense training in addition to a full time academic schedule.

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The Effect of Interscholastic Sports Participation on Academic Achievement of Middle Level School Students

The mean grade point average (GPA) for each group and subgroup was computed and compared by group, subgroup, and sex. There were 6 categoies of sports participation, rangingfiom no sports to 5 sports. As interscholastic sports participation increased, GPAs improved.

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The Effect of Interscholastic Sports Participation on Academic Achievement of Middle Level School Students

The mean grade point average (GPA) for each group and subgroup was computed and compared by group, subgroup, and sex. There were 6 categoies of sports participation, rangingfiom no sports to 5 sports. As interscholastic sports participation increased, GPAs improved.

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Emotional well-being

Emotions Activity
Day-1 Excitement List 5 instances with your parents where you felt excited
Day-2 Nervous Talk about the recent incident where you felt nervous
Day-3 Grateful Name one person to whom you are always grateful and why
Day-4 Pride Share 2 moments of pride that you have experienced this year
Day-5 Helplessness Do you remember any moment where you were feeling helpless
Day-6 Happy You have to make your parents happy today
Day-7 Greed Is this a negative emotion? And why? Can you name some more emotions which is not good

 

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Mental well-being

  • The sense of feeling good about oneself and being able to function well both individually as well as in relationships
  • The ability to deal with the ups and downs of life. Coping with challenges and making the most of opportunities
  • The feeling of connection to our community and surroundings
  • Having control and freedom over our lives
  • Having a sense of purpose and feeling valued

Connect

  • Connect with family and friends
  • Talk about your emotions with parents and grandparents
  • Share your interests with peers and teachers
  • Ask for help if you are feeling sad
  • Spend time with your family daily and cook as well as eat with them
  • Establish contact with those friends you have lost touch
  • Turn off the TV and talk or play a game with your children, friends or family
  • Speak to a friend or family member who needs your support or company
  • Make the most use of technology to stay in touch with friends and family. Video-chat apps like Skype and FaceTime are useful, especially if you live far apart

Physically Active

  • Do 60 minutes of physical activity daily
  • Include a variety of physical activity in your routine

Mindfulness

  • Meditate for minimum 5 mins every day and gradually increase it, on a weekly basis by 2 minutes
  • Pay more attention to the present moment to improve your mental well-being
  • Do some breathing exercises

Life-Long Learning

  • Learn new things which might boost your self-esteem and give you a sense of achievement
  • Organize a family meeting and discuss the skills you want to learn and the resources that you could use

 


Give to Others

  • Say thank you to all your friends, teachers and parents for all the things they have done for you
  • Volunteer in your community, by helping at a school, hospital or care home
  • Help your friends with their projects
  • Help your parents

 

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Brain Games and SLAM Quiz

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If you want to take part in the Brain Games /SLAM quiz, please go to the Brain Games/SLAM Quiz channel on the Sportz Village App.

SLAM Quiz

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Fitness activity – Grade 7 and above

Level-1
Activity name Duration/Counts
Spot jogging 5 minutes
Laying down on your back and moving your leg as if you were riding a bicycle 2 minutes
Jumping rope 5 minutes
Jumping jacks 30 counts
Wall push-ups 15 counts
Sit-ups 20 counts
Walking like a crab 20 feet, 2 times
Jumping jacks 50 counts

Once you complete Level 1, you can choose the activity from Level 2. You can choose the time and number based on your comfort. In the beginning, don’t force yourself to achieve more. Remember slow and steady wins the race (Refer the video for the below activities)

Level-2
Activity name Description
Agility Run Place 4 cones 3 feet apart in a straight line starting point is 5 feet from the first cone, start by running until you reach the first cone and touch the cone with your left hand with the cone on the left side, then run to the next cone on the diagonal and touch with a right hand with the cone on the right hand side . Repeat with all the cones (in a zig-zag direction )
Fitness Challenge Make a list of five fitness challenges and record the results. The challenges could be running for 20mts, perform the standing long jump 5 repetitions, do pushups for one minute, 5 squats and 10 burpees
Crossing the Stream If you play basketball or any other sport that requires jumping , play Crossing the Stream to strengthen your leg muscles. Begin with drawing two lines no more than 4 feet apart. Designate crossing points and jump from one side of the “stream” to the next. Jump with both feet together, as well as take large leaps across.
Secret Exercises Write 10 exercises on 10 piecies of paper /cards given in level 1 Place a set of cards facing downward in the middle of the floor. Each card has a specific exercise listed on it. Start this activity by running around the circle for 30 seconds. When you hear the wistle, run into the middle of the circle and pick a card. Then perform the exercise written on the card. Repeat the process until all cards have been turned over and each exercise has been performed.
Red Light, Green Light Stand on one end of the room. When you hear someone say “green light”, you shall run. When you hear someone say “red light”, you shall stop and perform an exercise to increase your muscular strength. The exercises can be squats, pushups, and sit-ups. . Perform this multiple times.
Relay Race Create a circuit of 10×10 mts. Start with bear crawls downward and backward. Then perform the crab walk followed by lunges, side squats, and hopping alternately.
High Knees Stand in place with your feet hip-width apart. Drive your right knee to your chest and quickly back down, immediately. Repeat
the action with your left knee. Hold your arms out at your shoulder’s length and keep
alternating knees as quickly as you can
Rapid Fire Quick Feet Stand with your legs hip-width apart, and start running in the same place on your toes. Increase your speed so that it feels like you’re digging into the ground. Every 20 seconds drop quickly
to the ground and jump back up and resume Quick Feet.

 

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Fitness activity – Grade 3 to Grade 6

Level-1
Activity name Duration/Counts
Spot jogging 5 minutes
Laying down on your back and moving your leg as if you were riding a bicycle 2 minutes
Jumping rope 5 minutes
Jumping jacks 30 counts
Wall push-ups 15 counts
Sit-ups 20 counts
Walking like a crab 20 feet, 2 times
Jumping jacks 50 counts

Once you complete Level 1, you can choose the activity from Level 2. You can choose the time and number based on your comfort. In the beginning, don’t force yourself to achieve more. Remember slow and steady wins the race (Refer the video for the below activities)

Level-2
Activity name Description Pictures
Jumping Jacks
  • 1. Stand upright with your legs together and arms by your side.
  • 2. Bend your knees slightly and jump into the air.
  • 3. As you jump, spread your legs to be about shoulder-width distance. Stretch your arms out and bring them over your head.
  • 4. Jump back to starting position.
  • 5. Repeat.

Source: fitpass.co.in

Push-Ups
  • 1. Get down on all fours, placing your hands slightly wider than your shoulders.
  • 2. Straighten your arms and legs.
  • 3. Lower your body until your chest nearly touches the floor.
  • 4. Pause, then push yourself back up.
  • 5. Repeat.

Source: vecteezy.com

Jump Rope Start with the standard jump by pushing yourself off the ground evenly, with both feet.

Source: spotebi.com

Tough Squats Stand with your feet apart. Pull your belly towards your spine and contract your abdominal muscles. Slowly lower your body, as though you are sitting in a chair until your butt is in line with your knees. You should have your back straight, knees behind your toes and weight on your heels.

Source: musely.com

All-Around Strength Burpees To master the burpees, begin in a squat position with hands on the floor in front of you. Kick your feet back to a push-up position. Immediately return your feet to the squat position. Leap up as high as you can from the squat position. Repeat, moving as fast as possible try and maintain a fast pace.

Source: ludowalsh.com

Everest Slippery Mountain Climbers Find a wooden floor or flat surface and place your feet on two washcloths or a folded hand towel. Assume a high plank position and pull BOTH legs in towards your chest at the same time and then push them back out to resume the plank position. Repeat the action and build up speed.

Source: homegym-exercises.com

Stability Skates Try this hip stability exercise: stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and balance your weight on your left foot. Then pick up your right foot and loop it behind you toward the left leg, making a D-shape with your toes. Bring your right arm to your left foot. repeat the same with other leg.

Source: spotebi.com

Ski Jumps Ski jump exercises give you an overall stability. Stand with your feet together on a folded towel on the floor. Bend your knees and jump to the right as far as you can. Land with soft knees and immediately jump to the left. Repeat this action.

Source: clipart.email

 

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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Activity name Duration/Counts
Walking around the room 5 minutes
Running on the spot 5 minutes
Balancing on the right leg 1 minute
Balancing on the left leg 1 minute
Balancing a pillow on the head while walking 1 minute
Jumping over a shoebox 10 counts
Jumping forward 10 counts

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Yoga

Level-1
Posture/Asana name
Vajrasana
Balasana
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
Pashchimottanasana

Level-2
Posture/Asana name
Ardha-Matsyendrasana
Halasana
Dhanurasana
Chakrasana

 

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Helping out parents

Helping your parents is not just a great physical activity but also helps in developing stronger family bonds, enhancing relationship skills, establishing a caring nature towards family members, learning new skills, improving organizational skills, and reducing family stress.

Children can help their parents by

Activity
1. Making their own bed
2. Arranging their own cupboard
3. Cleaning their own shoes
4. Clearing the table after meals
5. Giving the parents a head/foot massage for 5 minutes
6. Washing their own socks
7. Helping the parents in the kitchen
8. Listening to their parents
9. Arranging items such as -shoes, utensils, books, pens, etc.
10. Ask your parents –‘How can I help you today?’

 

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PE Word of the day

Developing a good physical education vocabulary will help you understand and perform the activities in the videos better. Learning new P.E words will also help in strengthening the concepts and ideas related to physical education to help you engage in physical activity for life.

A Acceleration The rate of change of velocity over time (where velocity is the rate of change of position with respect to direction).
Aerobic Activity Steady activity in which the heart can supply all the oxygen the muscles need.
Aerobic Endurance The body’s ability to take in and use oxygen so that the muscles can keep working. This is the most important element of fitness.
Agility The ability to change the position of your body and/or its parts quickly and accurately.
Anaerobic Activity Without oxygen. Activities for which the body can’t supply enough oxygen to keep going for long periods of time.
Assessment of physical activities A process of judging/grading a person’s level in relation to a set of criteria. In GCSE this involves a process of planning, performing, evaluating, analyzing, and improving chosen physical activities.
B Balance The ability of the body to maintain or regain stability.
Bench Press Lay on the bench, flat on the back. Press from chest to full extension.
Bicep Muscle The large muscle in the front part of the upper arm.
Body Composition The relative proportions of fat and lean (non-fat) body mass.
Body Mass Index (BMI) A formula that determines a healthy body weight based on height.
C Cardiovascular Endurance The heart, lungs, and blood vessels work together as a team to allow one to stay active and exercise for a long period of time.
Cardiovascular Fitness The ability of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels to function efficiently when a person exercises the body.
Circuit Training Training that uses a circuit of exercises around a number of different workstations.
Cool-down A cool-down brings the mind and the body back to a relaxed state. It helps to reduce the risk of injury.
Coordination The ability to control and put together (integrate) movements made by different parts of the body.
Core Lifts The 5 ground base lifts most commonly used: bench press, parallel squat, power clean, incline bench, and front squat.
Cramp A sudden, uncontrollable, painful contraction of a muscle or a group of muscles, that may last for only seconds, or for hours at a lower intensity. Treated by stretching and massage.
D Defense The team trying to prevent the other team from scoring. Deltoid Muscle of the shoulder by which the arm is raised.
E Endurance Stamina, the ability to keep going for long periods. Includes cardiovascular-respiratory (heart-breathing) endurance, and muscular endurance.
Exercise Involves exertion of the body. It is important in maintaining general health and includes cardiovascular-respiratory (heart-breathing) endurance, muscular endurance, strength, mobility and flexibility, and body composition. (See also Physical fitness).
Extend To straighten a joint.
F Fine Motor Skills Involve movements using small groups of muscles in delicate actions, for e.g. wrist action in table tennis.
FITT Principal Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type.
Flex To bend a joint.
Flexibility The ability of joints to move throughout their full range of motion.
Force Force can be described as a ‘pull’ or a ‘push’.
Form Placement of body parts during exercise.
Foul A major infraction of the rule; may include a penalty against the player and/or team.
Frequency How often you do a particular activity.
G Gluteal Muscles One of the muscles of the buttocks.
Goal Scoring in an activity.
Gross Motor Skills These are skills which involve large groups of muscles, for e.g. discus throwers.
H Hamstring Muscle A muscle group located on the back of the thigh.
Hydration To supply water to a person in order to restore or maintain a balance of fluids.
I Isometric Muscle Action This occurs when a muscle starts to contract and shorten but is then stopped by an immovable resistance.
Isotonic Muscle Action Normal muscle action, when the muscle shortens as it produces movement, for e.g. a biceps curl.
Incline Bench Lay on a bench raised at 45 degrees, press bar from chest to full extension.
Intensity How physically hard the activity is.
Interval Training Training with alternating work intervals and rest intervals.
Involuntary Muscle A muscle that you cannot control by your conscious decisions.
L Lifetime Sports A sport that can be played by people of all ages.
Low Impact Aerobic Exercise Exercise with one foot contacting the floor at all times.
M Motor (movement) Skill There isn’t a single, agreed definition of a motor skill. We could say that motor skill is, ‘the learned ability to perform in a physical activity efficiently, successfully, and consistently’.
Muscular Endurance The power of a muscle to keep on working. The maximum number of reps one can push, pull or carry.
Muscular Strength The ability of muscles to work. The maximum amount of weight one can lift, push, pull, or carry at one time.
Muscle Body tissue that lengthens and shortens to cause movement of the bones that results in body movement.
O Offense The attacking team who is trying to score.
Out of Bounds Outside of playing area.
P Parallel Squat With a bar on back/shoulders, the top of your thighs should be about parallel to the floor or slightly lower, in a well-executed squat.
Participation Taking part in physical activities.
Pectoral Muscle The large muscle of the chest.
Physical Fitness A physical state of well-being.
Power The ability to use strength quickly.
Power Clean The movement in which the bar starts on the floor and through a jumping and rowing motion, the bar finishes on your chest.
Pulse The rhythmic beat of the blood being pumped by the heart through the arteries, which are swollen in diameter when the heart contracts, and recoil back to normal when the heart relaxes. It can be felt at the wrist and at the side of the neck.
Q Quadricep Muscle The muscle on the front of the thigh.
R Range of Motion The amount of movement one can make in a joint.
Reaction Time How quickly you respond to something.
Relaxation A process of reducing tension, rigidity, anxiety, and intensity. Specific techniques can be developed for e.g. Progressive Muscular Relaxation, the Quiet Place, Centering.
Repetitions The number of consecutive times one does an exercise.
Resistance Opposition to a force or a movement.
Response Time The time is taken to respond to a stimulus, for e.g. the actions of people.
Resting Heart Rate The number of heartbeats during a period of inactivity.
Routine Performing movements in the same way continuously. A technique used to enhance skill performance.
S Set A group of repetitions for an exercise.
Skills A capacity to perform a specific task that involves the use of muscles and nerves together with the brain.
Speed The ability to perform a movement or cover a distance in a short period of time.
Sport This term is used in many different ways. It could be described as ‘a type of physical activity which you choose to compete in fairly and try to win.’ There have been many different groups.
Sportsmanship Playing within the rules with a good attitude and with respect to others.
Stability (of the body) This involves the equilibrium or balance of the body on a base, it is increased if: the area of the base is wider or larger; the center of gravity is lowered; the center of gravity is brought nearer to the center of the base.
Strength The amount of force that is produced by muscles contracting. Includes static or isometric strength, where effort is made against an immovable resistance; and dynamic or isotonic strength where effort moves a resistance.
Stretching Exercise to improve flexibility. This can be passive, for e.g. limb being pushed to the limit of movement by a partner; or active, for e.g. moving and holding your own stretch position, and ballistic, such as swinging arms and/or legs.
T Techniques The basic patterns of movement have to be developed in every activity.
Time Duration of the activity.
Training (physical) A process that is designed to improve physical capacity, fitness, skill, etc.
Triceps Muscle A muscle located on the back of the upper arm.
V Variation (of training) Training should be varied to prevent boredom and injuries. Variation should always be safe.
Voluntary Muscle A muscle that can be controlled by your conscious decisions.
W Warm-up A warm-up should involve a gradual increase in the heart rate and breathing rate, a slight rise in body temperature, and prepare the mind and the body for activity. It helps to reduce the risk of injuries.
Work Out The part of the physical activity program during which a person does activities to improve fitness.
Weight Training The lifting of weights to build strength. Also known as resistance training.

Source:

www.sgcs.k12.in.us

Physical Education Vocabulary (K-12)

 

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Inspire Movies

Watch these inspiring Sports movies with your child. Download the worksheet to complete the activity.

Chak De! India

Running time: 2 hours 33 minutes

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Iqbal

Running time: 2 hours 52 minutes

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Coach Carter

Running time: 2 hours 16 minutes


Cooling Runnings

Running time: 1 hour 38 minutes


Rudy

Running time: 1 hour 56 minutes

 

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Toss and Catch

Wobble and Balance

 

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Home Workout

Fitness Activities

How to Score Runs | Cricket

Basics: Teach a Child | Badminton

The Basic Rules of Basketball | Basketball

Understanding the Rules of Football | Football

 

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Warm Up and Chest Level Punch

 

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Grit Time

Green Light and Red Light

Cricket Batting

How to Score Runs | Cricket

The Basic Rules of Basketball | Basketball

Understanding the Rules of Football | Football

Basics: Teach a Child | Badminton

 

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Warm up and carry vegetables home safely

Know your number

 

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Target Throw

Clean your house

 

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Sportz Village

Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts
Walking in a straight line 5 minutes
Walking around a room 5 minutes
Running on a spot 5 minutes
Running and changing direction 5 minutes

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts/Distance to be covered
Balancing on the right leg 2 minutes
Balancing on the left leg 2 minutes
Balancing a pillow on the head while walking 10 meters
Sliding to right and left 1 minute

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts/Distance to be covered
Jumping as high as one can 10 counts
Jumping to the right and left 10 counts
Jumping forward 10 counts
Dribbling the ball with both hands 20 counts

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Sportz Village

Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts/Distance to be covered
Hopping on the right leg 20 counts
Hopping on the left leg 20 counts
Hopping around the chair 10 counts
Shadow Kicking 20 counts

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Sportz Village

Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1


 


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts/Distance to be covered
Galloping like a horse 10 meters
Galloping around a square 2 minutes
Skipping around a chair 2 minutes
Skipping around a table 2 minutes

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1

 

 


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts/Distance to be covered
Throwing a paper ball aimed at a pillow 20 counts
Throwing a paper ball aimed at a moving bucket 20 counts
Tossing and catching a paper ball or any ball 20 counts
Tossing a paper ball, clapping 2 times and catching it 20 counts

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1

 

 


Level-2
Activity name Duration/Counts/Distance to be covered
Leaping from one square box to another 20 counts
Leaping from a distance (minimum 2 feet) 20 counts
Striking a paper ball with a fist 20 counts
Striking a paper ball continuously with a fist 10 counts

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total 30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Body Weight Exercise

Jump Rope Exercises

Home Workout

How to Throw the Ball | Cricket

How to Hold the Forehand Grip | Badminton

Soccer Rules: Learn about Defensive Fouls | Football

Traveling | Basketball

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Fun Yoga

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Secret Exercise

ABS Workout

Traveling | Basketball

How to Throw the Ball | Cricket

How to Hold the Forehand Grip | Badminton

How to Throw the Ball | Cricket

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Animal walk

Hungry Frog

Know your partner

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Finding the path

Penguin jump and turn

Tip top waist belt

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Yoga

Asana practice

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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1

 


Level-2

1)Walk clockwise and counterclockwise- 5 mts

2)   Different styles of walking

  •  Low level – Alligator walk
  • Mid level – Duck walk
  • High Level – Elephant walk

3)  Run as slow as you can – like a Turtle

4)  Run fast  – like a Tiger

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Fitness activity – Grade 3 to Grade 6

Level-1

1) 20 – Foot fires: Running in place on your toes while keeping the feet as low as possible to the ground

2) 20 – Forward jumps

Level-2
Everest Push-Ups Place your hands flat on the ground, make a square frame with your shoulders. Make sure your hips are in-line with your back. Your body should be straight as you lower your chest to the ground
Low and High Plank Move from low (on your forearms) to high (on your hands) plank and keep alternating between the two as quickly as you can for 30 secs. Repeat the exercise 3 times. Take intervals/rest in between repetition for 30 secs.
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Fitness activity – Nursery to Grade 2

Level-1

1)Balancing– attach file name : Balancing
2)Sliding – attach file name : Sliding

1. Balancing on the right leg while standing on pillow 1 minute
2.Balancing a soft toy on the palm while walking 5 meters
3.Turning and twisting

20 counts
4.Sliding slowly towards one’s right 5 meters

Level-2

To get the daily 60 minutes of physical activity, we recommend that a child should repeat the given exercises multiple times during a session or later in the day with proper rest intervals and with a gap of 2 hours from major meals to constitute a total  30-40 minutes of physical activity. Moreover, the remaining 30-20 minutes could be derived from the activity of “Helping out parents” and watching as well as learning from “Fitness videos” given in the plan.

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Fitness activity – Grade 3 to Grade 6

Level-1

Side planks – 2 minutes
High knee – 2 counts

Level-2
Hand-to-Toe Kicks Stand upright, contract your core and lift one leg off the ground directly in front of you while simultaneously bringing your opposite hand down to touch your toe. Your hand and toe should meet at a 90-degree angle from your body (beginner’s: take support of the wall). Alternate sides
Island Hopping Leap Frogs Focus on your leapfrog form. Begin by lowering yourself into a low squatting position. Place your feet slightly wider than hip-width, bend your knees and lower your butt toward the ground. Continue lowering until your knees are as close to a 90-degree angle (as much as possible). Stay in this position as you jump forward. As you leap, keep your head, neck, shoulders, and arms relaxed.
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