Beyond Academics > Beyond Academics Sports
It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up. — Vince Lombardi…At Nalanda International School Vadodara, one of the best ICSE schools in Vadodara, this line of thought is instilled in the young minds of Nalandians to enable them to understand the importance of taking success and failure in their stride and to never give up.
At Nalanda International School, we don’t want students to merely be ‘bookworms’! Along with academics we also emphasize on regular sports with an aim of holistic development of the child. We at Nalanda International School Vadodara deem that the students’ physical fitness which will in turn augment their intellectual fitness, is also EQUALLY important to us! Keeping in mind that sports and games are the ways of enhancing the children’s mental and physical growth, sports is taken seriously at Nalanda International School… From Class 5 onwards, we have DAILY Sports Sessions, which include skills training, exercises and team building.
At Nalanda International School Vadodara, we firmly believe that sports helps in character building and provides the students with the necessary energy and strength and also enhances community representation, fitness, academics, teamwork and co-operation, social relationships, leadership skills, time management and success mindset. The recreational activities eliminate the unhealthy habits of the students. When the students are physically fit, they will achieve more academically. Sports develop a sense of friendliness among the students and develop their team spirit. It also helps the students to develop the mental and physical toughness. Sports shape their body and make it strong and active. Sports also improve their blood circulation and their physical well-being. We also believe that education is incomplete without sports. Nowadays sports are the integral part of education. To achieve the goal of good health, well being and development of good future citizens. Nalanda International School Vadodara, lays a lot of emphasis on sports, making it one of the best ICSE schools in Vadodara. Our professionally trained coaches hone our students’ skills. Our students also participate in various inter-school competitions and also at the State and National levels. For all inter school competitions and matches played at the State and National levels, our coaches give the students the requisite extra training. The sports offered includes basketball, volleyball, football, handball, judo, badminton and table tennis.