Sports can have a huge impact on a child’s psychological and social well-being; it teaches them some extremely valuable life skills. Whether team-based or individual, sports provide a variety of benefits other than physical activity.

Participation in sports can help teach good sportsmanship, helps build self-esteem and confidence, can motivate children to excel academically and can help build social skills. Additionally, it also can teach children the benefits of goal-setting and practice.

Sports teams gives kids a sense of belonging and the opportunity to make new friends. Some may even become buddies for life!