Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English

Exercise vocabulary words and sport words in English with useful pictures and examples. Learn these sport and exercise actions verbs to increase your vocabulary in English. When talking about the latest sports match you watched, you might like to go into detail about what they players were doing, for example being able to say ‘he jumped very high as he kicked the ball.’ This will bring a new level of detail to your conversation. This is also very useful vocabulary to have when you are explaining how a particular sport is played, for example by saying something like ‘in soccer, the players run across the field whilst kicking the ball.’

In this section, you will become confident in being able to refer to sports actions.

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Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary

List of Sport and Exercise Actions

Learn more about sports vocabulary in English.

Walk

Don’t try to walk before you can crawl.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 2Pin

Run

Do not run too fast after gain.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 3Pin

Stretch

Breathe in through your nose as you stretch up.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 4Pin

Jump

Can you jump over the river?

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 5Pin

Bounce

Bounce the ball and try and hit it over the net.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 6Pin

Serve

Serving is arguably the most important aspect of the game, as it is the one shot which has to be in every single rally.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 7Pin

Lie down

For this exercise, it is best to lie down, or sit with both feet on the floor.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 8Pin

Sit

Sit on the floor, stretching your legs out in front of you.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 9Pin

Bend

Lie flat and let your knees bend.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 10Pin

Kneel

Do not run, stand, kneel or spin in the slide.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 11Pin

Ride

Life is a horse, and either you ride it or it rides you.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 12Pin

Kick

The kids love to kick a ball against my wall.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 13Pin

Hop

I tried to hop on my good foot while holding onto Jim.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 14Pin

Skip

They skip rope and play catch.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 15Pin

Pass

Pass the ball to the person next to you in the circle and pretend the ball is really heavy by miming.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 16Pin

Dribble

He was trying to dribble the ball past his opponents.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 17Pin

Shoot

Keep your distance, or I’ll shoot!

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 18Pin

Catch

The baseball hitter fumbled his attempt to catch it.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 19Pin

Hit

Look! He is hitting the ball to the goal.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 20Pin

Throw

He egged her on to throw a stone through the window.

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary in English 21Pin

Sport and Exercise Actions Vocabulary| Picture

For many people sports and exercising is a favoured pass time, and even if it isn’t one of yours, it is a topic that comes in very often during conversations. It is therefore very important that you master the vocabulary associated with this subject so that you can better understand what people are saying, especially in situations such as watching sports on TV.

In this section, you are going to learn a good variety of action words which are related to sports and exercise.

Useful list of sport and exercise verbs with pictures in English.

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Nuria
Nuria
11 months ago

Stretch, Hit and Throw

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