Playing sports teaches lessons of life, such as teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, responsibility, and self-discipline. Sports in school help prepare students to face the challenges of life. They enhance physical and mental abilities of students and help them achieve the goals of their life.





Let’s Understand the concept in bit more details


Sports is such an activity that it can be taken up by anyone; at any age and any point in life. Adults,
children and elders – everyone alike can take part in sports. Many regard sports as a mere co-curricular
or extra-curricular activity in schools. However, in reality, sports play an equally important role as does
education in a person’s life. To achieve overall and all-round development in life, one should be
well versed in both sports and culture. While training sharpens the mind, sports sharpens the body and
fitness. Thus, both are essential.

There are numerous advantages of involving oneself in sports. First and foremost, as known by all and
very definitively, competitions increase the physical fitness of an individual. Additionally, sports also
contribute to building stable mental well-being of a person. Various researchers show that people who
are in the daily practice of sports in any form record better mental as well as physical health. Moreover,
sports also eliminates the risk of a person catching diseases or facing any bodily interruptions.
Competitions increase immunity and increase people’s stamina.

Sports also influence the life expectancy of people, increasing the potential years to live of an average
human individual. All of us are associated with games somehow or the other in our lives. While at
schools and as kids, we were exposed to sports in various forms. However, since many institutions do
not make it obligatory to pursue sports in higher academics, some of us are dissociated from its practice.
However, a lot of people take up games further, on their own accord. Some people even decide on
pursuing a career in the field.

A lot of people take up a lot of different kinds of sporting activities. There are many outdoor sports;
these include cricket, badminton, football, hockey, volleyball etc. Indoor sports such as various board
games, table tennis, chess etc. are also popular. One can choose from a large variety. While outdoor
sports contribute heavily in building the physical aspect of one’s being, indoor games have a more
psychological impact. However, none of the activities can be categorized in a hard and fast way. Every
sporting activity contributes to the well- being of a person, both physically and mentally.

Sports also builds several characteristics and personality traits in a person. Sports instils a sense of
confidence and enthusiasm in an individual’s attitude. People who are involved in regular sports
practices show qualities of leadership, team-work and excellence in their personalities and behaviour.
Sports makes one competitive, however in a healthy manner. It also helps us to deal with failure and
enables us to work hard in achieving our respective goa

What Is the Importance of Sports in a Student’s Life?

Sports and games enhance social relationships

Social Skills

The students who are very much engaged in sports activities have a bonding capability. Here, they have to work as a team, which teaches them how to enhance a social relationship- which is also an important parameter of life.

Games make students emotionally strong


Sports teaches students to be emotionally strong. Most of the students often have to deal with some of the other emotional issues in their life, either at home or in school. The skill they develop through sports helps them to accept all defeats as well as wins. Hence, students who loves games and sports are in a much better position to deal with tough situations.

It helps in building skills


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