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Physical education teacher

Physical education, also known as Phys Ed., PE, Gym or Gym class, and known in many Commonwealth countries as physical training or PT, is an educational course related to the physique of the human body. It is taken during primary and secondary education and encourages psychomotor learning in a play or movement exploration setting to promote health.

Career Options

  • • Teacher Assistant • Professor Sports Manager • Physical Therapist • Physical Education Trainer • Health Educator Coach • Fitness Instructor • Sports Journalist

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2 with biology, chemistry and physics

Personal Skills

  • •Dependable •Analytical •Determination •Dynamic Personality •Enthusiasm •Flexible

Courses to be pursued

  • • Certificate Course on Physical Education (C.P.Ed) • Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed) • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)

Top Colleges

  • Indian Institute of Physical Education and Sports science B-Block, Vikaspuri, Delhi, 110018 Ph- 011 2854 4497
  • Lakshamibai College of physical Education Thiruvananthpura and Gwalior Mela Road And Railway Station Road Opp. Ariculture College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474002 Ph- 0751 400 0963
  • Amity School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Noida Sector-125, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201313 Ph- 0120 244 5252

Working Conditions

• Usually work shifts, including early mornings, evenings and weekends • Usually work in gyms, recreation centres and fitness centres • May need to travel to meet clients.

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Prashant Sawant

A celebrity personal trainer, prashant sawant has been working in the fitness industry for more than 20 years and sculpting the bodies of many of bollywood’s superstars. He established a personal training studio “body sculptor’’ in 2003.

Radhika Vachani

Radhika Vachani is the founder of Yogacara Healing Arts. In 2010 she gave up 20-year corporate career to focus her energies on reviving the holsitic healing sciences to help people create balanced and healthy lives through professional guidance. Her journey with yoga and wellness has largely been inspired by her own personal life experiences, and her love for yoga which began in San Francisco in 1999, where she began avidly studying and practicing Iyengar yoga.

Shailaja McFadyen

Shailaja McFadyen is a highly passionate Yoga practitioner, having dedicated her life to teaching and enhancing the lives of other since 1989. She completed her Yoga Teachers Training program in 1988 with the Yoga Institute, Santa Cruz Mumbai and has been active participant as a faculty member, trainer and researcher. She has also been teaching in various countries around the world.

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