Memories of physical education classes in the USSR
• The memories of physical education classes in the USSR
We all love gymnastics!
No need for any of the sciences!
We have a great figure!
And the best - our gym teacher!
Every second Saturday of August celebrate Sportsman's Day. Holiday has spread to the 1930s, in the first decades of Soviet power: then Physical Education and Sports paid attention - athletes were among the most popular people in the country.
The institutes were opened physical training faculties, and later entire schools began to train future athletes. In the Soviet Union, no festive demonstration did not pass without the participation of gymnasts, football players and other members of the sport. The slogan "On sports, you - the world" really characterized the lifestyle of the people. No less actively develop and implement programs of physical education of children in schools.
Speaking of children - how many memories from former Soviet schoolchildren is associated with joyful achievements or bitter setbacks in physical education classes! All these regulations frightening jump over a goat, on the run for a short distance and winter skiing!
Let's see physical exercise chronicles of the time and a little ponostalgiruem ...
Exercises on uneven bars practiced since the late 30s. Including, on separate physical education classes for girls.
The boys also loved to compete in the number of pull-ups on the bar, and that is very helpful - they did it usually outdoors.
The students of small stature were hoping for a summer vacation to grow and finally execute the specification in the high jump.
Some difficult to give a run, not to mention the races against the clock or long-distance.
In the long winter months, Soviet schoolchildren were engaged in physical training for cross-country skiing. Moscow State University, Moscow, 1959
A is - physical education lesson in Ulyanovsk in 1967.
Ski base in Victory Park in Ulyanovsk.
By the way, skis were present in the school curriculum of physical education of children and adults in the leisure of Soviet citizens. And in general, while engaged in sports, almost all - both children and adults, and with great enthusiasm. And sometimes, for lack of choice, leisure sports replaced even dating!
Ski Championships held numerous marathons and races. One of them - on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow in 1986.
Another craze Soviet citizens - hockey! For example, an impromptu event at Novodevichy pond in Moscow, 1961.
Also hockey, but with these gates. The children's park named after Alexander Matrosov. Early 80s, Ulyanovsk.
Back in the school gym: gym class under the supervision of "Olympic bear", 1982
Sports ball games - all kinds of bouncers and throwball. Today's children probably do not realize how to creatively approach to the sport of their parents!
Favorite and not very sporty young goats and mats.
Warm-up, she's stretching on wooden "stairs", I wonder whether this exercise is practiced now? It looks a little strange ...
An attempt to perform an exercise on a tightrope, "in the beginning do not know how to climb it, and if I had climbed - hang and do not know how to get off it." Often the explanation fizruki consisted of, "Well, come on, go!"
particularly lucky urban dwellers were engaged in activities in the school pool. Moscow, 1976.
A happiest able to learn to swim in the outdoor pool "Moscow". That's how it looked in 1991. In snowy frosty days it was possible to swim, trying to catch falling snowflakes mouth ... Later on-site swimming pool rebuilt Christ the Savior Cathedral.
Sometimes "fizre" played Stozhatry and other games - and because it was really fun! And it is not cold, even in winter. For example, as in the school competitions in Moscow in 1975.