Basket Ball

Playing Basketball is a way to exercise, and to have fun doing it. Exercie is important in today’s society. It is becoming more and more popular too with children who love the fact the game is good for any age and any skill level. Basketball packs a lot of benefits, but here are the top five things your child can get from playing a good game.

  1. Physical fitness.

    Basketball is a great cardiovascular workout. You are running and jumping and that really works the heart and lungs. You also get the benefits of strengthen your muscles, increasing your flexibility and burning fat.

  2. Team working.

    Basketball is all about working together to a common goal. Everyone on the team has to learn to work together to get the win. This is a wonderful skill for children to learn.

  3. Coordination.

    Basketball requires your feet, legs, arms and eyes to all work together to win the game. Coordination is a skill that growing children often struggle with. By playing basketball they are able to practice their coordination skills and learn to improve them.

  4. Confidence.

    Basketball can really be a confidence booster. No matter how good a kid is at the game, making a basket or just being on a winning team can really improve his/her confidence. This is an important aspect of childhood. A child who can build confidence will find life easier and be able to overcome obstacles better, as studies have shown.

  5. Social skills.

    Basketball is a social sport. It brings people together and creates bonds and friendships. It is great for a shy child to really bring him out and help him to meet new people and learn to socialize. Social skills are something your children will carry with them in the future and in all areas of their life.