Definition of Non-contact Sports
Non-contact sports are those sports where participants should have no possible means of impact, such as sprinting, swimming, darts, snookers where players use separate lanes or take turns of play.
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Examples of Non-contact Sports
The following are examples of non-contact sports:
- Table tennis
Benefits of Non-contact Sports
The benefits of non-contact sports include the following:
- It brings about critical and constructive thinking
- It relaxes the muscles of the body
- There is greater control over injuries risk
- Help in the development of speed and free movement of the body.
- Participating in non-contact sports, could wipe stress and live a healthy life.
- It exercises all parts of the body
- It is for fun and entertainment
Basic Skills and Techniques in Non-contact Sports
The basic skills in non contact sports include the following:
Swimming Skills Performance (Styles)
The following skills are used in swimming:
- Front crawl
- Breast stroke
- Back stroke
- Earliest swimming style, dog paddle
- Fastest swimming style, front crawl
- Style that can be performed on land, front crawl
Basic Skills in Gymnastics
The basic skills in gymnastics include;
- The stance
- The approach run or run up
- The take-off
- The flight or clearance
- The landing
- The recovery
- Describe non-contact sports.
- List five examples of non-contact sports.
- What are the benefits of non-contact sports?
- Explain why you would prefer non-contact sports to contact sports.
- List other five non-contact sports apart from the one given above.