Physical fitness training provides a convenient classroom in which to learn self control and mastery over one’s physical body. Students will perform basic fitness exercises daily, and be tested to chart their improvement. Team and individual sports such as volleyball, wrestling, soccer, football, and track and field are also used as tools to teach self-control and build character. In addition to fitness there will be difficult, physical labor on the farm in the form of chores and work projects each day. A strong work ethic will be fostered and modeled. Basic good hygiene, gentlemanly manners and proper use and wearing of clothing will be emphasized. Runnymede School is also concerned with nutrition and health. Students will learn about and practice healthy eating habits.