Department of Physical Education
Ever keeping in mind, the dictum, “A healthy mind in a healthy body”, St. Francis de Sales College has been paying equal importance to Physical Education, sports and games right from its inception at 1956. Ample facilities are provided to play all the major games.
Aims and Objectives:
- To encourage sports and fitness culture among staff and students.
- To provide fitness facilities to stakeholders and local citizens.
- To provide coaching / training in various sports such as Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Table tennis, Badminton, Chess, Carrom, etc.
Syllabus for Games, Sports & Components of physical fitness. Recognised & conducted by university. As per university ordinance 3 periods of Games and Sports should be attended by every degree college student. Junior college student has to attend 2 periods per week for Games & Sports. All games tournaments are conducted by Maharashtra state.
Assessment of student skills and physical fitness is done through physical efficiency test and physical training exam according to the norms.
For degree college players the university gives incentive marks which are included in the mark list of students. Maximum up to 10 marks are allotted depending upon the level of participation.
Playground and facilities:
College has its own playfields of football, Hockey, Basket Ball court, Volley Ball court, Table Tennis Table, Gymnasium, Multi Purpose Hall, Indoor Play Hall, Badminton Court Cricket playground and 400 meters Athletic track. It is worth mentioning that S.F.S. college has made new 400 meters track and it is the only academic institution having such a track.
Volley Ball, Post, Net, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Football, Goal Post and Net, Hockey, Goal Post, Net Goal Keeper Badminton Racket, Post And Shuttle, Table Tennis Racket And Ball, Hurdles, Basketball, Post, Stopwatch, Running Spikes, Cricket Kit, Chess Board, Carom Board, Tug of War.
Gymnasium and sports library:
College has its own gymnasium open for college students, staff having the following facilities:
Multipurpose Machine Of 9 Station With Biceps & Triceps Handle And Bar Including 1 Bench, Butter Fully Machine1, Calf & Thigh Extension Machine1, Wrist Machine 1, Leg Press Machine 1, Abdominal Stand 1, Inclined Bench 1, Declined Bench 1, Bench 1, Set Ups Bed 1, Weight Lifting Stand 1 pair, Table 3, Zigzag Bar 2, Bar 6ft 3, Bar 4ft 1, Bar 3ft 1, Dips Stand 1 pair, 10 Kg Plats 3 pairs, 15 Kg Plates 1 pair, 5 Kg Plates 3 pairs, 2.5 Kg Dumbbell 1 pair, 5 Kg Dumbbell 1 pair, 7.5 Kg Dumbbell 1 pair, 7.5 Kg Dumbbell 1 pair, 12.5 Kg Dumbbell 1 pair, 15 Kg Single Plate Fixed In Dumbbell Rod. Spring Clip 3, Heavy Weight Clips 2 pairs, Round Clips 1 Pair, Dumbbell Stand 1 Multipurpose Machine Of 10 Station Including 1 Bench &Setups Bed ,T Bar Machine 1, Smith Machine 1, Wrist Machine1, Inclined Bench 1, Declined Bench 1, Bench 1, Zigzag Bar 3ft 1, Bar 3ft 2, Bar 4ft 2, Bar 5ft 2, Dips Stand 5 pairs, 2 Kg Plates3 pairs, 3 Kg Plates 3 pairs, 4 Kg Plates 3 pairs, 5 Kg Plates 4 pairs, 7.5 Kg Plates 2 pairs, 8 Kg Plates 2 pairs, 10 Kg Plates 2 pair, 12.5 Kg Plates 1 pair, 15 Kg Plates 1 pair, 2 Kg Dumbbells 3 pair, 3 Kg Dumbbells 3 pair, 4 Kg Dumbbells 3 pair, 5 Kg Dumbbells 4 pairs, 7.5 Kg Dumbbells 2 pairs, 8 Kg Dumbbells 2 pairs, 10 Kg Dumbbells 2 pairs, 12.5 Kg Dumbbells 1 Pair, 15 Kg Dumbbells 15 Kg Dumbbells, Round Clips 8 pairs, Dumbbells Rod Adjustable 15 pairs, Dumbbell Stand 1.
Department has its own library which contains, encyclopaedia, magazines, rule books etc. available for students and staff.
College Teams participate in the tournaments. For Degree college, it is university and league tournaments, for Junior College it is Maharashtra state Tournaments. Team participation are in football, basketball, volley ball, Table-Tennis, Badminton, Hockey, cross country, Athletics, chess, Swimming, for boys and girls both. Individual games like boxing, Judo, wrestling are also represented by college players. Various sports events like interclass tournaments in cricket, football, Throw Ball, Table-Tennis, Basket Ball are arranged to have mass participation. Regular practices and coaching camps for the games are arranged by the college.
Achievements of sports persons are published in college magazine and newspapers. The sports persons are provided with sports gear on the last day of social gathering or on sports day (which is conducted every year). There is a prize distribution ceremony in which sportsmen are felicitated and awarded with certificates, medals, shields, cups etc. The outstanding sports men are provided with detailed information and guidance about job opportunities.
Contribution of faculty:
Apart from college activities the faculty is a part of university committees like selection committee of games, local enquiry committee, programme committee of games and was member of board of physical education RTM Nagpur University for more than 8 years. Apart from university bodies the faculty member is also organising committee member of other organisations of sports and games.
Archbishop Eugene D’ Souza Football Tournament
Archbishop Eugene D’Souza Memorial Football Tournament was held from 18-24 September 2019, as an institutional sports activity. 15 Teams from Nagpur participated in the tournament. Hislop College Nagpur emerged as winners of the tournament.
During these years the college has brought the championships of almost all major games like football, Hockey, Athletics – several times. Individually, college students have also represented R. T. M. Nagpur university and Nationals. To mention about recent past, the college was champion and Runners up in the following games and years.
Students who represented Nagpur University/Nationals/Record Holders:
|1983-84||Joaquim Kugur, Basil Kullu.||Athletics|
|1984-85||Diago Gama, Pauline Magoha||Athletics|
|1985-86||Debesh Lahiri||Foot ball|
|1988-87||Kuol Atol De Dut||Basket Ball|
|1989-90||Kuol Atol De Dut||Basket Ball|
|1991-92||Kuol Atol De Dut||Basket Ball|
|1992-93||Abraham Akot||Basket Ball|
|1995-96||Mangal Prasad Beck||Hockey|
|1998-99||Bipin Kumar Kiro||Hockey|
|1999-2000||Mr.Olesius Soren||Foot ball|
|2001-02||Ku. Zeenat Qureshi||Cricket|
|2002-03||Ku. Tesse Berghese||Swimming|
|2003-04||Ku. Tesse Berghese||Swimming|
|2003-04||Ku. Meenal Dorlikor||Swimming|
|2004-05||Ku. Smita Nampalliwar||Cricket|
|2005-06||Ku. Smita Nampalliwar||Cricket|
|2006-07||Ku. Smita Nampalliwar||Cricket|
|2007-08||Ku. Julia White||Football|
|2008-09||Ku. Julia White||Football|
|2008-09||Mr. Like Nire||Boxing|
|2009-10||Mr. Like Nire||Boxing|
|2014-15||Ku.Alphiya Sheikh||Power Lifting|
Students who won Medals in RTM Nagpur University:
|2009-10||Mr. Ravi Babu Bulla||Athletics Silver Medal (High Jump)|
|Mr. Anto Vijay Arputha||Athletics Silver Medal (Triple Jump)|
|2010-11||Mr. Ravi Babu Bulla||Athletics Gold Medal (High Jump)|
|2012-13||Mr. Vishwajeet Barapatre||Power Lifting (Gold Medal)|
|2013-14||Mr. Nelson Lakra |
Mr. Alfred Minj
Mr. Ashit Toppo
|Athletics Silver Medal (Relay 4×400)|
|2013-14||Mr.Ashish Ekka||Athletics Bronze Medal (High jump)|
|Athletics Bronze Medal (Relay 4*400)|
|2014-15||Ku Sara Qureshi||Boxing (Gold Medal)|
|2014-15||Ku Alphiya Sheikh||Power Lifting (Gold Medal)|
|2014-15||Mr Rajat Khangar||Boxing (Silver Medal)|
|2014-15||Mr Raunak Khambalkar||Boxing (Bronze Medal)|
|2013-14||U-17 Subroto Mukherjee Cup Foot Ball||Winners|
|2014-15||U-17 Subroto Mukherjee Cup Foot Ball||Winners|