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Physical Education in Egypt

Politics and Education of: Physical Education in Egypt

Jay Sheppard

on 13 September 2012

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Transcript of Physical Education in Egypt

Beginning-6000 B.C. (Physical Education for Survival )

• Aims of Physical Education : To increase the chances of group survival, the tribe encouraged youths to develop the strength, endurance, agility, and skills needed to withstand the danger of outdoor life, to obtain the necessities of life.

• Promotion of P.E. : Parents, medicine men or shamans, and other tribal leaders informally acquainted youths with the skills and knowledge they would need as adults.

• Program of P. E. : Games of war, games of chase, and tag, dancing and other forms of rhythmic activity generally related to religious beliefs, play and physical activities related to self-preservation skills.

• Methods of P.E. : Imitation, indoctrination, and trial and error methods were the basic means of educating children. PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN EGYPT(3000-1100B.C.)

• Aims of P.E. : The vocational, recreational, and religious objectives of p.e than in military or health objectives.

• Promotion of P.E. : Apprenticeship was the mode of education in Egypt.

• Program of P.E. : Swimming was one of the popular sports even among women, dance, archery, lion hunting, fishing, stick fighting, acrobatics, ball games etc.

• Methods of P.E. : Under the apprenticeship system, youngsters learned by imitating the movement of their parents or tutors. Fitness games.Ancient Egyptians had a lot of games. Some were for fitness and others were for fun. Hockey was played with long palm tree branches. The puck was made out of stuffed papyrus in-between two pieces of leather.Some games were played with implements, balls being the most popular among them. With rubber Many of today's sports were practiced by the Ancient Egyptians, who set the rules and regulations for them. Inscriptions on monuments indicate that they practiced wrestling, weightlifting, long jump, swimming, rowing, shooting, fishing and athletics, as well as various kinds of ball games.
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