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The photos that we offer you demonstrate what China is willing to go in order to grow healthy generation, which could take prizes in sports.
For more than thirty children under 12 years are beginning their eight-hour daily training in a sports complex in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian.
The children, some of whom are still only four years old, were selected from across the province to engage in the sports school in Fuzhou, where the purpose of training is to train athletes from an early age.
Children are usually the offspring of poor rural families, coaches sports school Fuzhou recommended by teachers from the previous school. Parents did not oppose to it - on the contrary, they are genuinely glad that child support will take the state, and their offspring in the future will be able, perhaps, to become an athlete of world size, to glorify his family.
Although these kids, like a girl in the photograph is usually the school has not yet taken, but jumping on a trampoline for them are mandatory. Lessons and training in children younger than six years are in the form of games.
However, children aged 7 to 12 years are trained for eight hours a day, six days a week. No recess is not provided.
The children, most brightly show themselves in any sports, will continue their studies in school sports. Those who sport achievements failed to return to mainstream schools to continue their education. However, it should be noted that their level of physical fitness as a result of significantly higher than that of their peers.
Although physical education in schools is recommended to be given 10-12 hours a week, too high saturation curriculum makes this impossible timetable.
A girl from a provincial sports team standing on hands.
A boy from the jumpers on the trampoline team doing a somersault in the air while exercising at the sports school in Fuzhou.
A boy stands on his hands.
Children in the classroom in the sports school in Fuzhou.
Children before the mirror in the gym.
The instructor conducts lesson with the young swimmers.
The wet with sweat baby in the gym.
The boy in the pool.
Young swimmer in the pool of the sports center.
swimming lessons in school sports.