She instructed certain of her favourites in gymnastics and athletics, as a useful training for war.
Sport and athletics are provided by a number of clubs, notably the Touring Club Italiano, founded in 1894.
For athletics, ped socks can have advantages beyond just keeping cool.
That his early outdoor life furnished a definite training for his after career is indicated by the fact that when he was about fourteen years of age he went with his father on a tour up the Nile as far as Luxor, and on this journey he made a collection of Egyptian birds found in the Nile valley, which is now in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. Mr Roosevelt was educated at Harvard University, where he graduated in the class of 1880; 2 his record for scholarship was creditable, and his interest in sports and athletics was especially manifest in his skill as a boxer.
Scholarships are available for everything from athletics to playing the clarinet.