Suchitra Academy, launched a scientifically designed comprehensive and first of its kind online physical education curriculum in India, the Suchitra FitKid, on Thursday at the Suchitra Academy. The unique online curriculum was formally unveiled by the World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu. Praveen Raju, Chief Mentor; Deepa Kapoor, Principal and Trisha Chakraborty, Vice-Principal, Suchitra Academy; PV Sindhu’s personal trainer and the author of the Suchitra FitKid, Srikanth Varma, along with the physical instructors of the school were present on the occasion. Later Sindhu participated in a live session of fitness.
The online fitness program Suchitra FitKid, is designed to address the fitness needs of students from Grade I to XII. The program is integrated into the school curriculum and brings back the fun and fitness elements missing otherwise in the current monotonous online education. The initiative is unique as it blends physical fitness with a built in assessment of specific goals planned at each level. Above all it is compliant with CBSE norms, making it a result oriented and success measured programme.
The Suchitra FitKid curriculum is framed to suit the needs of different growing age groups. The regimen incorporates key workouts to fine tune mind locomotor skills, and includes strength training, balance, flexibility and endurance. The exercise regime is combined with yoga specific to each age group. The program incorporates four classes for students from Grade IV onwards and two classes for Grades I to III, of physical education every week. Mr Venkateshwar Rao, Sports Director, Suchitra Academy, with a rich experience of over twenty five years in the domain, along with his team of five instructors will conduct the program at different levels.
The plan is to share the curriculum with schools in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, so that the far reaching effects of a physical education curriculum serving the mind, body and spirit reaches beyond Suchitra Academy benefitting countless children in the two states.
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