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NSG Snr Div Rope Skipping: Youngsters showcase deft skipping skills and admirable perseverance

by Circle News posted on Apr 21, 2021 21:50:29 PM

(Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong)

 

By Chia Han Keong

 

Twirling their skipping ropes so rapidly that the ropes were a near-invisible blur, students from Holy Innocents’, Bendemeer and Kuo Chuan Presbyterian primary schools took part in the National School Games (NSG) Senior Division rope-skipping competition at Yangzheng Primary School on Tuesday (20 April).

Among the 12 sports at this year’s Games, rope-skipping is the only sport exclusively competed by primary school students. Despite their young ages, these rope-skippers showcased nimble coordination between their hands and legs, deftly twirling their ropes as they try to skip as many times as possible in the speed category, or create as many skipping variations as they can in the creative category.

They also displayed plenty of perseve...

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