The physical club provides training programs related to different types of sports. Also, it organizes various sports events where students compete vigorously.
Basketball is one of the most popular sports and is played by almost everybody of varying age group. Basketball involves a lot of starting and stopping. It is a great workout that can help a child to build endurance, improve balance and coordination, develop concentration and self-discipline and build up muscle. The availability of the proper basketball court at school premise has enabled our children to dribble the ball and learn the basics of scoring baskets with the guidance of a trained games teacher.We aspire to have a good team who will represent our school in various interschool events.
Football is the most popular games amongst the people of all age groups in Nepal. The enthusiasm is visible in our students too who come fully prepared for playing football under the guidance of a skilled coach during their games period which falls twice a week. The outcome of this enthusiasm are two very strong teams – Junior and Senior football teams- who had represented Ace school in different futsal games and have made us proud by demonstrating their skills and at times winning as well. The school ground, though not big, provides as a training ground for the children where they play on an everyday basis. However, teams are taken to futsal grounds ones in a while to get the feeling of real game. Inter house futsal competition is our yearly major sports event which the children look forward to and target to win the trophy which is distributed on the Annual Sports Day.
Swimming is a full-fledged curriculum at Ace school. Every summer, all the children from grade 1 to 8 are taken to a good swimming pool under a 15 days package where we ensure that everyone learns how to swim. Individual grading is done and a scorecard is issued to each child after the completion of the swimming lessons.We have the swimming coach who is a master at his work. Besides, the teachers also get into the pool along with the children to support and help them get rid of the fear of water and assist in their learning process.We have seen our swimmers gradually improving and hope that some of them will certainly make us proud someday.
Table Tennis is recently introduced to the children at school. Two sets of table tennis board are provided to the children to play during recess or games period. Interest in playing table tennis is gaining popularity owing to its progressive range of fun and easy to understand too. Backed by a well-trained coach, the trainings are made interesting through innovative games using ball and bat. We hope to see the game getting popular amongst the children at school.
Badminton is also a very popular game at school. Few sets of racket and cork are always handy to keep the energetic children under control during their games period.
The game helps in developing the coordination of hand and leg and also is a good physical exercise. The lessons for badminton contains:
- Physical exercises
- Technical badminton exercises
- Fun and competition activities
The athletic programs at Ace school provide a positive and inclusive atmosphere where participants grow emotionally, intellectually and physically. Athletic programs are an extension of the classroom at Ace School; important characteristics and skills such as teamwork, sportsmanship, integrity, and grit are ingrained through team building, practices or workouts, and games. Various track and field events which are demonstrated on the sports day are basically the outcome of the athletics practice at school.
Board games could be key to keeping the mind of children active and healthy. Board games entertain and bring people together through competitive and cooperative game play. Some of the most popular board games which the students play at school are: Carrom board, Chess, Checkers, Scrabble and many more. These games are generally played during unfavorable weather condition or at times when the children need to channelize their ample energy. However, board games offer a lot more than just entertainment. In fact, these games beneficially impact health in multiple aspects. Apart from fun, board games helps in memory formation and cognitive skills. They speed up the response and reduce stress. They are also used as therapy to promote proper development of children and their immune system.
Yoga empowers students through yoga-inspired exercises that promote lifetime wellness such that the students realize body-mind awareness and the ability to nurture their own well-being.
Yoga helps children see the beauty and light within themselves, thereby boosting their self-confidence and allowing them to feel more comfortable with their bodies.Yoga classes have been introduced to students with the vision of healthy mind, body and spirit for all. Starting from Suryanamaskar to Shavashana, various exercises which enhances learning process are taught to the students. Different Pranayams, chanting of mantras for meditation are also taught to the children of all grade levels.
Gymnastics not only prepares your child physically for the challenges of life, but it is also one of the most FUN ways for your child to learn the social and listening skills, the long term goal-setting, and the discipline that life requires!Gymnastics is a full-fledged curriculum at Ace school. An hour’s class is allotted to each grade level. Notification about the dress code is sent at the beginning of the year for the appropriate dress code on that day.Children are graded according to their performance in the classroom at every term reporting by the trained facilitator who ensures that the steps are followed accordingly and are practiced under direct supervision.