Institute of Human Kinetics
The Institute of Human Kinetics focuses on human movement studies and teacher training in music, arts, physical education, and health. It strives to develop individuals committed to the pursuit of excellence in these areas, and who are able to translate knowledge into actions and values necessary in the improvement of the quality of life.
I. The Intramural Program
The program aims to provide opportunities for all students and faculty and staff to engage in an annual university-wide team sports competition that will contribute to camaraderie, team-building, and a healthy lifestyle.
II. The Varsity Program
Students who are highly skilled undergo a series of try-outs and trainings in a particular sport/event they wish to join. Qualified students will become members of the Varsity team. A qualified athlete enjoys the following benefits:
- Exemption from PE classes
- Free comprehensive fees
- Free playing uniforms
- Allowance during athletic meets
III. Recreation Program
The IHK's recreation program is geared towards developing a healthy lifestyle among Filipinos through varied fitness activities. IHK organizes a VSU Fitness and Wellness Program conducted every 4:00-5:00 PM, every Tuesday and Thursday, for all faculty and staff.
IV. The Extension Program
IHK offers its facilities to all. IHK faculty and students initiates programs such as sports, dances, and recreational activities for out-of-school youth, children, young adults, and families in neighboring communities of VSU.
Government and private agencies may request for the following services:
- Sports Clinic (Basketball and Volleyball)
- Sports management tournament
- Physical Fitness Programs
- Dance Instructions (Phil folk Dance, Foreign Folk Dance, Ballroom and Line Dancing)
- First Aid Training
- Swimming, Water safety and Lifesaving Lessons
- Sports Management
IHK also offers summer classes and clinics for Taekwondo, Basic Piano, Guitar, Voice, Dance, and Table Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Ballet, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Running, and Camping.
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