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Sports Equipment Vocabulary

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I’m not a very sporty person, but since I moved to London I’ve been going to the gym almost every day. My gym is quite big and so as well as using the exercise machines, customers can also play a variety of sports. Below, I have written a list of exercise equipment. All you need to do is match each thing to its description below.
Lesson by Caroline.

  • Racket
  • Club
  • Bat
  • Weights
  • Skipping Rope
  • Javelin
  • Hurdle
  • Shuttlecock
  • Net
  • Helmet

Match the definitions to the equipment.

  • 1. People sometimes jump over these when they are running.
  • 2. This is used to hit a ball in baseball.
  • 3. This separates a tennis court and is also found at both ends of a football pitch.
  • 4. This is hit from team to team in badminton.
  • 5. This is used to protect your head in sports such as American football and extreme cycling.
  • 6. These can be lifted to strengthen your upper body.
  • 7. You swing this round and round and jump over it. It is a favourite form of body conditioning for boxers.
  • 8. This is used to hit the ball in golf.
  • 9. This is a sharp pointy stick that people try to throw as far as possible.
  • 10. This is used to hit the ball in tennis.