GEMS Al Barsha National School for Girls organized Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and also Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), at a combative fencing display with students as component of Dubai Fitness Challenge.
Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General of Expertise as well as Person Advancement Authority (KHDA) said, "It's all about having fun as well as urging our school community to obtain moving as part of the Dubai Health And Fitness Difficulty. We have actually observed lots of new and cutting-edge fitness-themed tasks throughout the month and the secure fencing experience at GEMS Al Barsha National College was a fun means to involve students and also staff in the challenge.”
Students from both GEMS Al Barsha National College for Girls as well as GEMS Al Barsha National Institution for Boys put their fence abilities to the examination and tested Dr Abdulla to a duel during the unique occasion.
Michelle Forbes, Principal and also CEO of GEMS Al Barsha National College for Girls, said: “Fencing is a great exercise for our girls. With its complex physical manoeuvres, the sport helps develop strength, flexibility, and coordination and is proven to improve agility, alertness, and endurance. We are honoured to have had Dr Karam from KHDA join us to witness the skills of our students, especially in the context of the fantastic government initiative that is Dubai Fitness Challenge.”
The morning saw a meet-and-greet in the school reception, where the principal and also 2 trainees worn fencing kit welcomed participants and also escorted them to the main sports hall arena. Dr Karam was offered a fence challenge card, after which a secure fencing duel in between the KHDA Chairman and also students began.
Jonathan Dey FRSA, Principal as well as Chief Executive Officer of GEMS Al Barsha National Institution for Boys, said: “For boys at our school, fencing offers a number of key life skills. The chance to develop both physical and mental focus and the opportunity to experience winning and losing in a safe and controlled environment.”
After the battle, guests were treated to a staged display done by members of the secure fencing academy, in which pupils showed outstanding fence finesse, symbolizing every little thing that the Dubai Fitness Challenge effort intends to accomplish.