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Karate:

Through Karate at school , our aim is to bring the benefits the karate training to as many children as possible, helping them to build their self confidence and emotional skills so they have the chance to reach their full potential in everything they do. Teaching students self defence is our aim.

Cricket:

If there is anything that unifies Indians of diverse religions, cultures, caste and creed, it is the game of CRICKET. Every street, gully, ground, sports club, and gymkhanas have tournaments that kids participate in. Cricket and studies co-exist in Indian schools and secretly each child dreams of being the next Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kholi. Douglas Memorial Higher Secondary School  aims at providing holistic development to students  ,and thus the  nurturing of leadership qualities , team spirit and sportsmanship.  The school has a playground and a cricket pitch and  a practice net to facilitate the young cricketers on campus.

 

Football:

Participating in football—like any sport—provides many health benefits for children. It’s a physically demanding game that provides an opportunity for players to improve their speed, agility, strength, handeye coordination and overall cardiovascular endurance. The school has a playground to cater to the needs of the budding footballers. The school gives prime importance to the overall development of each and every student which involves both active sports and academics.

 

Volleyball:

Volleyball also improves muscle strength and tone. In addition, volleyball improves hand-eye coordination, reflexes, and balance. Last but not least, volleyball teaches teamwork and communication and is a great social activity.

 

Throwball :

Throwball is a non-contact ball sport played across a net between two teams of nine players on a rectangular court. It is popular in Asia, especially on the Indian subcontinent.

The school throwball for both boys and girls on campus as it is an excellent way to developed team spirit and coordination.

 

Badminton:

While you’re lunging, diving, running and getting your heart pumping, playing a game of badminton can help you burn around 450 calories an hour. The varied movements provide a powerful cardio workout by engaging the entire body, including the hamstrings, quads, calves and your core. The school has a badminton court to help students indulge in badminton sessions.

 

Yoga’s incorporation of meditation and breathing can help improve a person’s mental well-being. Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration. The school organizes yoga sessions for students regularly.  Keeping in mind the importance of the development of the calm and peaceful minds in the youngsters.

 

Like most sports, table tennis offers great mind-body stimulation, aerobic exercise, and social interaction. … Some of the many health benefits of table tennis include: Improving hand-eye coordination. An intense game of table tennis stimulates mental alertness and concentration and develops mental acuity. The school has two table tennis boards to cater to the needs of the students .

 

As well as being a great way to stay fit, basketball can also: help you to make new friends and see them regularly teach you about being a good team player. The school encourages basketball as a sport to be taken up by both boys and girls.

 

Athletes inspire us to do more, to live our best life and to go after what your heart desires. There are not too many people that are courageous enough to fight for what they really want in life. The school encourages students to take up athletes seriously and has been nurturing young accomplished athletes for decades.

 

Chess develops the ability to see from someone else’s perspective. Skilled chess players learn to anticipate an opponent’s next moves. To predict what another person will do next, a player must develop the ability to adopt another person’s perspective and infer what action they are likely to take. The school regularly holds chess competitions to encourage  young talents.

 

Swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs. tones muscles and builds strength. The school has a swimming pool meant for the age group of 6-10.

Imaginative activities for young learners can lead to better skills in social interactions and emotional regulation. Lessons in the arts introduce K-12 students to problem-solving techniques, which help them to see the world in new ways, and provide access to creative ways of knowing. The school has a thriving art department.

Movement combinations increase memory, order, and sequencing skills. Creating dances also increases self-esteem which is so very important to learning. … Utilizing dance in academics also helps children develop skills that are necessary for learning such as creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration. Douglas Memorial Higher Secondary School  has known for nurturing young budding dancers for decades . They are guided by their teachers and trained dance instructors.

Public Speaking:

It allows us to form connections, influence decisions, and motivate change. Without communication skills, the ability to progress in the working world and in life, itself, would be nearly impossible. Public speaking is one of the most important and most dreaded forms of communication. Understanding the importance of public Speaking in 21st century the school encourages debates, extempore and

MUN(MOCK UNITED NATIONS) and holds such events and

activities on a regular basis. The students are also trained  for the same by their teachers and experienced trained personnel.