Contact Sports are sports that involve body contact between players or opponents as part of the play. Contact actions include tackling, pulling, blocking etc.
Contact Sports include the following.
- Ice hockey
- Water polo
- Taekwondo etc.
Non-contact sports are sports in which the players or opponents are separated in such a way that it is difficult for them to make contact with each other.
In contact sports making is usually against the rules of the game and could lead to disqualification of the participant.
EXAMPLES OF NON-CONTACT SPORTS INCLUDE.
- Athletics e G 100m 200m javelin long jump high jump etc.
- Table tennis
- Dart etc.
Differentiate between Contact and non-contact sport.
- Give examples of contact sports.
- List the three types of gymnastic skills with examples.
- Describe three swimming strokes.