Himachal Pradesh Board Physical and Health Education Syllabus for Class 10


Himachal Pradesh Board Syllabus for Class 10 Physical and Health Education

Physical and Health Education

1. Athletics
(a) Running Events - Sprints (including hurdles) and middle and long distance events Emphasis is to be laid to correct starting and finishing techniques, running action including foot plantation and body carriage.
(b) Jumping Events-Consolidation of shot put and discus throw techniques and introduction of basic fundamental of javelin and hammer throws.
(c) Participation in exercise schedules for improving different motor components namely speed, strength, endurance, flexibility and coordinative abilities.
Note:-(i) At this stage the student has to aim for his performance attainment and hence he should select one event for specialization. More than one event be chosen only if logical relation exists between them.
(ii) Introduction of basic rules related to the events.

2. Gymnastics
A. Boys
(a) Repetition of previously learnt skills.
(b) Skills (floor Exercises)
Head Spring
Round of
(c) Vaulting Horse
Straddle vault on broad horse
Hand spring on broad horse.
Take off and sitting on the long horse
Straddle from the standing position on long horse
(d) Parallel Bars.
Different kinds of mounts and dismounts
One bar roll
Shoulder stand
'L' position hold
(e) Horizontal Bar
Different types of grips
Back turn over
One leg circle forward
Simple swing

B. Girls
(a) Repetition of skills learnt in the previous class .
(b) Skills (Floor exercises)
One hand cartwheel
Round off
(c) Balancing Beam
Dancing movements
Running movements
Fount roll and back roll
Different balances
(d) Vaulting Horse
Straddle vault on broad horse
Wolf vault (side vault)
Cat spring and jump on long horse.

C. Conditioning exercises of different type for developing motor components essential for gymnastics.

3. Yoga
Dhanurasana
Kukutasana
Mayurasana
Suptavajrasana
Vakasana
Gaumukhasana
Supt-pawan Muktasana
Halasanal
Shalabhasana
Naukasana
Shirshasana.
Surya Namaskar.

4. Major Games (Any two to be chosen from the following)
(a) Cricket
(b) Football
(c) Hockey
(d) Basketball
(e) Volleyball
(f) Handball
(g) Kho-Kho
(h) Kabaddi
(i) Table Tennis
(j) Badminton
(k) Wrestling
(l) Judo

Emphasis is to be laid on consolidation of technique and learning of basis tactical patterns. These games be Played in full size fields, if available. In case only small play area is available, these games be played in modified form.
Participation in exercise schedules for improving different motor components namely speed, strength, endurance, flexibility and coordinative abilities.

Introduction of basic rules related to the games.

5. Swimming
(a) Emphasis is to be laid on the consolidation of techniques of all strikes and learning of basic tactical patterns, using competitive distances.
(b) Participation in exercise schedules for improving different motor components related to swimming.
(c) Consolidation of water polo skills and dives.
(d) Introduction to basic rules of swimming, water polo and diving.

Note : At this stage the student has to aim for high performance attainment and hence he should select one event for specialization. More than one event be chosen only if logical relation exists between them.

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