Sports – Rope Mallakhamb
- Millennium National School, Pune, India
We all know that there are different types of
sports played in different countries.
There are international sports, for example,
cricket, football, etc.
This is a sport that is played in India….
Mallakhamb is of two types:
In this sport people generally do athletics
on a rope or a pole, also called as a
‘Khamb’ In India.
First, let’s know what Mallakhamb is.
This is Rope Mallakhamb, normally done
by girls and women.
In this sport, girls usually perform
acrobatic tricks or yogasana, all on the
This is Pole Mallakhamb. This sport is
usually played by boys and men. Boys do
the same things in pole Mallakhamb as
girls do in Rope Mallakhamb but on a
khamb, or a pole.
Today, we will know a little more about
In the basic part, one gets on the rope,
climbs up and does different exercises or
yogasana. These are:
This was just the first part. There are many
more things which are harder. If you perform
all of them, you have completed a rope
Here are some benefits of Rope Mallakhamb:
Rope Mallakhamb gives us a supple body,
alert muscles and an alert mind.
It is a good exercise for our body, especially
for our backbone.
Rope Mallakhamb also disciplines the body
system and helps the body develop
resistance to disease.
So now you know about Rope Mallakhamb.
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