Be it common man or a celebrated sportsperson, indulging in some kind of sporting activity has always brought about new dimensions to life.
People who have played active Sports during their schools days always consider sports as a great teacher. It teaches humility, leadership, multi tasking and above all the resolve to sort out differences. It teaches us how to be a winner and still be humble, be proud but never to be self-satisfied.
To pen the benefits of playing sports are always a paradox, some agree some don’t:
Teamwork –Very important skill children need in many aspects of life. It teaches about how to work in a team and be a team player.
Communication –Sports are a great medium to improve communication in young children; to practice and develop their skills in a sporting environment.
Social Skills – Sports provide an excellent platform and opportunities for children to work with their peers and also gives a chance to socialize with opponents.
Resilience and determination – Sports are a wonderful platform to gauge once strengths and weaknesses. It teaches children to be a graceful winner, and an elegant loser.
Concentration – Sports is the most suitable medium to improve as well as understand the importance of concentration. Sports demand high level of concentration to catch the ball at the right movement or balance on a beam.
Social Relationships – This is one of the most important aspects of playing sports in school. Students participating in sports often end up being very close friends within the same team or at times with the opponent team as well. The bonding with such relationships is usually very strong and essential for mental, emotional and physical development of an individual.
Optimism – Sports teaches students optimism and the never give up attitude. Sports teach resilience and how to overcome most difficult situations by always thinking positively.