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Programme ideas: Physical section

Doing physical activity is fun and improves your health and physical fitness. There’s an activity to suit everyone so choose something you are really interested in.

 

How long should I do activities for the Physical section?

Level Minimum time:

Bronze

3 to 6 months

You need to do one of your Volunteering, Physical or Skills sections for 6 months, the others for 3.

Silver

3 to 12 months

You need to do either the Physical or Skills section for 6 months, the other for 3. If you haven’t achieved Bronze you must extend your Volunteering or the longer of your Physical or Skills sections to 12 months.

Gold

6 to 18 months

You need to do either the Physical or Skills section for 12 months, the other for 6. If you haven’t achieved Silver you must extend your Volunteering or the longer of your Physical or Skills sections to 18 months.


Individual sports

  • Archery
  • Athletics (any field or track event)
  • Biathlon/Triathlon/Pentathlon
  • Bowling
  • Boxing
  • Croquet
  • Cross country running
  • Cycling
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Orienteering
  • Pétanque
  • Roller blading
  • Running
  • Static trapeze
  • Wrestling
Dance
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Belly dancing
  • Bhangra dancing
  • Ceroc
  • Contra dance
  • Country & Western
  • Flamenco
  • Folk dancing
  • Jazz
  • Line dancing
  • Morris dancing
  • Salsa (or other Latin styles) dancing
  • Scottish/Welsh/Irish dancing
  • Street dancing/breakdancing/hip hop
  • Swing
  • Tap dancing
Extreme sports
  • Caving & potholing
  • Climbing
  • Free running (parkour)
  • Ice skating
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountain unicycling
  • Parachuting
  • Skateboarding
  • Skydiving
  • Snow sports (skiing, snowboarding)
  • Snowkiting
  • Speed skating
  • Street luge

Fitness

  • Aerobics
  • Cheerleading
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym work
  • Gymnastics
  • Medau movement
  • Physical achievement
  • Pilates
  • Running/jogging
  • Trampolining
  • Walking
  • Weightlifting
  • Yoga
Racquet sports
  • Badminton
  • Matkot
  • Racketlon
  • Rapid ball
  • Real tennis
  • Real tennis
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
Martial arts
  • Aikido
  • Capoeira
  • Ju Jitsu
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Self-defence
  • Sumo
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Tai Chi

Water sports

  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Dragon Boat Racing
  • Free-diving
  • Kneeboarding
  • Rowing & sculling
  • Sailing
  • Skurfing
  • Sub aqua (SCUBA diving & snorkelling)
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Swimming
  • Synchronised swimming
  • Windsurfing

Team sports

  • American football
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boccia
  • Camogie
  • Cricket
  • Curling
  • Dodge disc
  • Dodgeball
  • Fives
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Hurling
  • Kabaddi
  • Korfball

Team sports (continued)

  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Octopushing
  • Polo
  • Rogaining
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Sledge hockey
  • Stoolball
  • Tchoukball
  • Ultimate flying disc
  • Underwater rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Wallyball Water polo