Physical Culture School of Yunnan Minzu University, established in 2000, is one of the first series of physical culture schools in Minzu university system of China, containing 2 undergraduate majors Physical Education and Social Physical Culture and 1 graduate major for master degree Traditional Physical Culture of Nationalities. After continuous development in the past 20 years, the multilevel talents cultivation system is established, including undergraduate education, graduate education (for master degree), and adult continuous education. The traits of traditional physical education of minority nationalities are evident, the construction of specialty is ripe, and traditional physical education practice is continuously developed and innovated. Combined with subjects’ developing objects, quantity and quality of educational and study achievements are evidently enhanced, leading in Minzu university system of China and colleges of Yunnan Province, and the application and influence of achievements are endlessly enlarged. Physical Culture School of Yunnan Minzu University is named one of the first series of ‘Model Base of National Traditional Physical Culture of Minority Nationalities’, and has successively set ‘Center of Traditional Physical Education and Research of Yunnan Minority Nationalities ’, ‘Training Center of Talents for Traditional Physical Culture of Yunnan Nationalities’, ‘Center of College Students’ Physique Examination and Analysis of Yunnan Schools’, ‘Exhibition Center of Physical Education Practice’, ‘National Examination Station of Martial Art Levels’, ‘Training Base for Judges of Traditional Physical Culture in Yunnan Province’, ‘Training Base for Talents of Martial Art in Yunnan Province’, ‘Cultivation Base for Soccer Talents in Yunnan Province’, ‘Exhibition School of Yunnan Publicizing Martial Art Level Assessment’, ‘Nation-level Training Center of Social Physical Directors’, and ‘Cultural Examination Station Before Adolescents Sport Competition in Yunnan Province’.
Physical Culture School of Yunnan Minzu University contains Physical Education Department, Martial Art Department, Sport Training Department, Soccer Department, Public Physical Exercise Department, Physique Examination Center, Integrated Experiment Center, News Center, Playground and Instrument Management Center, and Development & Planning Department, and has more than 40 teachers (including professors, associate professors, and mid-level post teachers) whose specialty quality and research capacity are high. This department is equipped with gymnasium, playground, and electronic classrooms equipped with complete facilities, ever held the performance projects of National Sports Competition of Minority Nationalities and held, participated in national and provincial sports competition of minority nationalities. This school has become the educational, researching and training center of traditional physical culture of nationalities in Yunnan. The school will continue to work hard, dare to innovate and fight for further development so as to make greater contribution for Yunnan Minzu University to build high-level university.