“The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important”
The Physical Fitness and Recreational Club of SCMS NOIDA organized the first Sports – Bootcamp which was a three-day event comprising Chess, Zumba, and a Trick-Shot Challenge from 23rd - 25th November 2020. The Objectives of the event was to incorporate strategy development among student learning, to break the sedentary lifestyle and monotony and to promote tactical growth of the students. For all the events, google forms were circulated and students who wanted to participate filled the respective forms.
The Day -1 of the event began with the Chess Tournament which was held on 23rd November 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, where participants’ strategic and tactical skills were tested. The total number of students who participated were 25. The event consisted of 3-4 rounds and winners from each match were told to compete against each other. The final winners were announced at the end and were given certificates and cash prizes.
The Day -2 of the event started with the Zumba Session which was held on 24th November 2020. The guest for this event was Ms Manjusha Bilaskar who is Senior In-charge at Recreation and Wellness Centre, SIU. The event took place from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. The total number of attendees was 20. Participants were given three instructions to follow which were, they needed to make sure that they were in proper sports attire, preferably neon. But, they could also dress in black colour sportswear. The Camera had to be ON during the session and had a clean presentable background. Attendees were also told to maintain decorum and keep themselves muted. It was a live session of 45 minutes where the instructor educated the students about the benefits and told them how they can perform the exercise safely. After the session, the instructor guided students about ways they could keep up with the fitness regime.
The Day -3 of the event commenced with the Trick-shot the challenge which was held on 25th November 2020. The timing of the event was from 6-7 pm. The total number of students who participated were 11. The participants had to showcase any of their talents. All they had to do was upload a video of their tricks. The finalists of the event competed against each other in a live event.
After the end of each event, a vote of thanks was given by the members of the Club as well as by the faculty in charges to the guest and also, the students who participated in the events and made the event a huge success.
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