Physical activity in AHS
Sport

Sport is an essential part of working with students in AHS. 

We believe that sport contributes to not only forming our bodies, but also character. It is especially important throughout the learning proccess, team work and building personal resilience.

Each student needs to participate in training lessons of at least one team sport. Each student has also possibility to do individual trainings.

Physical education lessons in Akademeia are conducted in a modern, multi-functional sports hall, which allows us to run a wide program of sports activities: from gymnastics through all indoor team games, and even tennis and badminton.

The sports hall is available to students not only during classes, but also during breaks. Students actively spend time in it between academic lessons.

A variety of sports and physical activities are also available every day after-class. The offer changes from year to year and includes, i. a., basketball, volleyball, yoga, badminton, table tennis, tennis, cross fit.

Akademeia runs sports teams that represent the school in various inter-school competitions throughout the whole year.


 

 

"Sport plays an invaluable role in the physical and mental development of young people,

therefore, physical activity should be an integral part of their lives.”

 

Maciej Domoradzki 
Director of Sport Department

Sport Department:

  • Director of Sport Department Maciej Domoradzki

    MA, Physical Education – Józef Piłsudski Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw

    Maciej Domoradzki

    Director of Sport Department Maciej Domoradzki

    MA, Physical Education – Józef Piłsudski Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw

    Maciej showed interest in sport from an early age. His passion very quickly turned into professionalism, and the qualities of a leader helped him achieve sports success. During the 11 years of playing in the professional basketball team – Siarka Jezioro Tarnobrzeg – he climbed to the heights of his skills. As an 18-year-old player, he contributed to the team’s promotion to the first division of basketball. It was the pinnacle of his basketball career.

    The next stage of sports development were studies at the Józef Piłsudski Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw. Maciej earned his master’s degree while studying among Olympic gold medalists. Already during his studies, in 2008, he devoted himself to a professional career and began working as a physical education teacher at the International American School. Having managerial skills, he demonstrated the ability to manage a team and in 2014 he was promoted to the head of the department: Sport and Creativity.

    Taking the position of Director of Sport Department at Akademeia High School in 2017 was an opportunity for Maciej to further develop and allowed him to use his skills and experience gained so far. He built a Sports Department here, created a physical education program for all students, also developed a wide range of extracurricular activities and created school sports teams.

    He puts a lot of effort into the daily functioning of Akademeia and is focused not only on the knowledge gained during his studies. He takes advantage of training opportunities and shares the knowledge gained in numerous courses, i. a. at the Australian Clean Health Institute, where he honed his skills to promote healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle.

    To keep up to date with the latest research in the field of sports, healthy eating and neurobiology, which is his personal passion, he systematically follows the messages of specialists in the field of neurotransmitters. Maciej uses his this knowledge during his work.

    Certificates and licenses:

    • Coach of the second class of basketball
    • Basketball Referee License
    • Football instructor
    • Tennis instructor
    • Swimming instructor
    • WOPR Rescuer
    • Motorboat Helmsman

    Additional training and courses:

    • Qualified First Aid (KPP)
    • Fat Loss Fundamentals (https://cleanhealth.edu.au/)
    • Differentiation and the Brain: How Neuroscience   Supports a Learner-Friendly Classroom (https://chaptersinternational.com/)
    • Neurofundamentals: An Introduction to Applied Neuroscience for Pain Relief and Improved Performance (https://zhealtheducation.com)

    Maciej is still active in many sports and maintains a high athletic form, taking part in both half marathons and amateur tennis tournaments.

  • PE Teacher Edyta Czerwonka

    MA, Physical Education – Academy of Physical Education in Krakow.

    Edyta Czerwonka

    PE Teacher Edyta Czerwonka

    MA, Physical Education – Academy of Physical Education in Krakow.

    Almost all of Edyta’s life is connected with sport. Basketball player, former representative of Polish cadets, juniors and seniors, player of such teams as: Wisła Can-Pack Kraków, ROW Rybnik, AS Rzeszów and SMS Warszawa. With the Wisła Can-Pack Kraków team, she won two titles of the Polish senior Women’s Championships. Her greatest sporting achievement is winning the vice-champion of Europe with the Polish under-20 team.

    While developing her sports career, Edyta also completed the pedagogical faculty at the Academy of Physical Education in Krakow. She also has completed a basketball coach and WOPR lifeguard course.

    After finishing her sports career, Edyta discovered her new passion, which is teaching and training sports to children and youth. By joining the staff of Akademeia High School in 2019, Edyta brought with her a rich six-year long experience of working with children and youth from previous international schools, where she worked.

    Privately, she is a wife and mother of three children. She is most interested in badminton, yoga and fitness.

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