Athletics

Reception

Athletics is a group of sports events that involves competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and racewalking.

The results of racing events are decided by finishing position (or time, where measured), while the jumps and throws are won by the athlete that achieves the highest or furthest measurement from a series of attempts. The simplicity of the competitions, and the lack of a need for expensive equipment, makes athletics one of the most common types of sports in the world. Athletics is mostly an individual sport, with the exception of relay races and competitions which combine athletes’ performances for a team score, such as cross country.

 

athletics Lessons

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Running for Speed - Week 1

Running for Distance - Week 2

Jumping for Distance - Week 3

Jumping for Height - Week 4

Review - Week 5

Mini Olympics - Week 6

Running for Speed

Running for Distance – Week 2

Jumping for Distance – Week 3

Jumping for Height – Week 4

Review – Week  5

Mini Olympics – Week  6