Team sport can be a challenging, yet rewarding way to enjoy a physical activity. It also provides many benefits, including improved mental health and a decrease in stress levels.
Team sports encourage students to work with others and think with a team perspective. This helps students develop into more supportive, understanding and kind people. It also teaches them to value each individual’s strengths and weaknesses.
Sports like basketball, volleyball and football require a lot of communication between teammates and the ability to trust one another. These games also require a lot of physical strength, as well as strong hand-eye coordination.
Lacrosse is a fast-paced, physically contact game with many different players on the field for each team. It requires a high level of hand-eye coordination, quick decision making and constant attention to each player on the field.
Tennis can be played individually or with a doubles partner. It involves a lot of hand-eye coordination and takes many hours to master the many strokes involved in playing the game.
Track and field is a team sport that includes up to 12 athletes on the field. This sport is very fast-paced and requires consistent support from every athlete on the field, as they are only allowed to run at a certain speed for a set amount of time.
Cheerleading is a team sport that requires a lot of physical strength, as well, as the cheerleaders need to catch and hold their teammates for a long period of time. The sport also requires a high level of concentration, as cheerleaders are required to enliven the crowd at sporting events.