LIT­TLE CHAMPS

FUN STUFF FOR YOUR KIDS THIS SUM­MER

India Today - - SIMPLY GUJARATI - BY DEVIKA CHATURVEDI

With the sun blaz­ing down and the an­nual va­ca­tions lazily stretch­ing out, it’s time to let your kids for­get about their home­work and bring on the fun fac­tor. Be­fore they be­gin to set­tle down in front of the idiot- box for re- runs of old car­toons, check out some of these great op­tions to keep them up and run­ning, and hav­ing a ter­rific time while do­ing so.

BOX­ING

Nur­ture the lit­tle Muhammad Ali or Mike Tyson in your chil­dren by en­rolling them in a box­ing work­shop this sum­mer. Box­ing is not only about knock­ing peo­ple out or hurt­ing them, it is also about mov­ing with speed and grace and out­smart­ing your op­po­nent. At this spe­cial work­shop for be­gin­ners the main fo­cus will be on fit­ness. Only af­ter they have learned the tech­nique will they be al­lowed to ad­vance to the next level. Box­ing taught by the right coach of­fers all of the ben­e­fits as­so­ci­ated with more ex­otic mar­tial arts pro­grammes. Though it does carry some in­her­ent risks, prop­erly coached and su­per­vised box­ing can be a good out­let for young men and women. HIGH­LIGHTS Box­ing train­ing is a vig­or­ous work­out. Be­sides build­ing car­dio­vas­cu­lar en­durance, the drills in a box­ing work­out build speed, strength, flex­i­bil­ity, tim­ing and co­or­di­na­tion COST Rs 800 per month Where fit­ness Point, near Hi­malaya Mall, Drive- in- Road, Ahmed­abad TEL 09724888850

SHAILESH RAVAL/ www. in­di­a­to­day­im­ages. com

AGE GROUP

DU­RA­TION

10- 15 years

1- 3 months

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