Track and field I

Physical and health education J.S.S 2 Third Term

Week 7

Track and field I

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Describe pole vault event

2. Mention the skills involved in the pole vault

3. Describe the field event.


Pole vault

Track and Field event is a sport which combines various athletic contests based on the skills of running, jumping and throwing.

This is a track and field event in which the athlete jumps over a high bar with the aid of an extremely long flexible pole.


Pole vaulting became a competitive event in the first modern Olympics games in 1896. In pole vaulting, the athlete sprints down a.... View More

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