- January 6, 2023
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Beyond Academics
At G. D. Goenka Public School, Sports training is imparted to the students in order to inculcate in them a feeling of sportsman spirit, team spirit, self discipline and a spirit of general well-being.
Every student participates in a Sports Activity of his/her choice. A well defined syllabus for each sport of their choice, enables them to pursue with interest, the game of their liking.
A competitive spirit coupled with self discipline and sound health, form the motto of our Sports Activities. Inter class, Inter house and Inter school competitions are organized on regular basis to inculcate a healthy competitive spirit. Sports events like athletics, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, taekwondo, gymnasium tactics, cricket and swimming form an integral part of the sports curriculum of the school.
Inter house championships help to generate camaraderie between students, a sense of competitiveness, brotherhood, discipline, positive attitude and very importantly, the fact that losing is as significant as winning.
Inter school events are powerful instruments of exposure for students at individual and team level in different stages.
Our school organized its first Invitational Gayatri Devi Memorial Basketball tournament in 2008. A popular sport, basketball aroused a lot of thrill, excitement and sportsman spirit among our participants.
Swimming Many Goenkan sports persons participate in championships on National and even International level, the exposure to which enables them to enhance their skills and confidence. Outstanding students get a chance by selection from these tournaments to represent ‘India’ in the National Team at an International Tournament.
The school is constantly committed to providing excellent opportunities and state-of-the-art infrastructure to our students and preparing them to make meaningful contributions in an increasing global society. A multipurpose court has recently been constructed with a basketball, tennis court and stage.