We all know that health is wealth. For good health, we all need to be regular in sports and games. Sports are necessary for all of us to be active. They make our health good. We get energy from sports. All people who are good in their life are regular in sports. If we want our mind to be relaxed then we should do regular exercise. If a nation wants to be successful then they have to give education about sports. There should be grass-root level measurements and people should know that without sports they will be destroyed. The economy of a country in which sports are promoted is also good.
“Winners never quit and quitters never win”
Nations who always promote sports and given importance to sports are successful. Sports are like an industry. The give a good option for people to earn money in a good way by working hard. We have many examples of good sportsmen who work hard and now the whole world knows them. There are many sports one can play. The government must give provide maximum funds for the development of sports.
Proper education about sports is also an essential need. In universities, colleges, and schools sports activities should be promoted. If we want that our economy grows and our young generation develops good habits then we have to give importance to sports. The young generation does not know which thing is good for them and which is bad for them. We have to guide them. We must tell them about the importance of sports. Sports will help them a lot to be successful.
There is no fixed age for people to play sports. We see old people are more fit ad active than young ones. It is all because of sports. They are regular in sports and now it is their habit. Our body becomes strong by playing sports. The people who develop an interest in sports from start then this thing helps them a lot in whole life. Many examples are also there in front of us. Fit old men are fit only because they are playing sports and doing exercise for a long time. Playing sports is good for everyone. Everyone must know the importance of sports. People must give 30-40 minutes per day to sports and exercise. Rest is also necessary for our body. So, there can be a rest day in a week but it should be no more than 1 day or in emergency 2 days.
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no
excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”
Types of Sports and Games:
There are two types of sports which are;
- Indoor Sports
- Outdoor Sports
These are categories based on our location. What if we want to play under a roof and between walls or in-ground? It all depends on our choice. People like both types of sports. Both types of sports and games are good. Indoor and outdoor sports and games include many good sports and games.
Indoor Sports and Games:
This type of sport and games gives us a big advantage which is that we can play it even in rain. Sunlight and rain do not disturb indoor sports and games. People can play these sports and games in any condition. It includes the following sports:
It is one of the best indoor sports. The table is usually used to play this game with a racket and a lightweight ball. In it, 2 or 4 players can play it. It is a game in which a lot of energy is required. A lot of fat is burned in this sport. People love this sport a lot. This sport gives us many benefits. Table Tennis is also good for our minds. This game also helpful in losing weight.
Many people play this game. This game is good for our bodies. It gives many benefits. Our muscles become strong if we play this game. This game is popular almost in every country. This game also protects us from many diseases. Two or four players can play this game. It is a fast game in which you have to take quick action. Many big tournaments of this game are played In World
“Talk with your racket, play with your heart”
People play this game in a closed place. In it, we have to hit a ball on the wall with our racket. The ball which is used in it is made up of special material. Two or four people can play it. This indoor sport is one of the best sports. It is an old sport. There are many health benefits of this game.
It is a sport full of energy. We have to hit the ball in it with our hands and it needs a lot of energy. This sport is very popular and becoming more popular with time. This sport also gives many benefits to our muscles. People who play this sport are energetic. It also develops our reflexes. In a volleyball match, each team has 6 players.
“Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to free-lance in volleyball.”
This game is played with a ball and players have to put the ball in the net placed at the opponent’s side to score a point. Each team have usually 5 players. This game is played in court under the roof. It is a game that needs a lot of energy. One who wants to play if he/she must be very strong. The net height is 10 feet. As the net is placed at a high place so tall players are good for this game. This game gives us many benefits. It is good for our health.
“The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play ‘Drop the Handkerchief.”
The sport which we can play alone is only swimming. We do not need any partner in this game. We only need a swimming pool to play this game. This game burns a lot of fat. If one wants to be fit then he can do swimming and also regular in it. Every area now has a swimming pool. So, it is now easy for everyone to do swimming.
Outdoor Sports and Games:
The sports and games which are played in open ground are known as outdoor sports. Outdoor sports and games are mostly sporting on a large scale. They are very popular nowadays. Everyone loves to play these games. The best Outdoor Sports are:
If anyone asks about the most popular game in the world then its only one which is football. This sport is popular in the whole world and everyone loves to play it.
“Football is a game of mistakes. Whoever makes the fewest mistakes wins”
There is a total of 11 players in each team. Many skills are required to be successful in this game. A lot of stamina and energy are required to be in the field of football. People also love to watch football matches. In most matches, stadiums are usually full. Many football leagues are also very popular In the World. Football World Cup which comes after every 4 years is the most popular sports event. The whole world watches it. The last football World Cup was in 2018 and France won it. France won the World cup for the second time. There are also many other football tournaments which are also very popular.
“Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and respect for authority.”
The game which is also called a gentleman game is cricket. There are 11 players in each team. In Asia, especially in South Asia, this game is very popular. People are crazy about cricket in this region. They love to play and watch cricket. There are a lot of techniques and skills required in this sport. The rules of this game are also very strict. The Cricket World cup is also very popular. Cricket World cup is played after 4 years. Many cricket leagues are also very popular nowadays. The last world cup of cricket was played in 2019 and won by England. The Final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup which was played between England and New Zealand was the most thrilling Cricket match ever played. Street Cricket is also very popular.
“You don’t win or lose the games because of the 11 you select. You win or lose with that those 11 do on the field.”
Another outdoor game that is full of the thrill is hockey. This game also needs a lot of stamina. There are 11 players in each team. Hockey is played with a hockey stick and a ball. Players have to put the ball with help of hockey sticks in the net which is placed at the opponent’s side.
“Street hockey is great for kids. It’s energetic, competitive, and skillful. And best of all it keeps them off the street.”
This game is also good for fitness. If people play it regularly then it will be good for them. Chances of injury are also very high in this game. So, players have to be careful while playing it. Many hockey tournaments are also played Worldwide. Hockey is also good for our mind as it makes it to take a quick and right decision in time.
In it, the player has to hit the ball and make a run. It is a hard game. This sport needs a lot of energy. There are many main events and leagues of baseball also. People also love to watch baseball matches. It is very popular in many countries, especially in the United States of America.
“I see great things in baseball. It’s our game – the American game”
Benefits of Sports and Games:
Sports give us many benefits. If we are regular in sports then it is very good for our health. We can see that people who play sports regularly hey are fit. Sports protect us from many diseases. Many examples of old people who are regular in sports and now they are fit even in old age. They are protected from many diseases in old age only due to sports. Sports give us the following benefits:
Sports and games are good for us as we meet many people when we play sports. We make new friends. We go to a community of good people which is good for us.
2.Good for Health:
Sports are good for our health. People having regular sports and exercise are more fit and good at health than those who do not play sports. They are also good for our mental health.
“Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they’ve taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.”
3.Protect us from Diseases:
Chances of heart and lung diseases are less in people who are playing games regularly. Nations that have their grounds populated then their hospitals are empty. Many countries give importance to sports.
Another benefit of sports and games is that it develops confidence in people. We meet many people when we play games which gives us the confidence to meet people and talk to people.
People do not only get health benefits from sports. They can also earn money from sports. If one becomes a professional sportsman then he can play for teams and earn money. Many people are also running a sports equipment shop which is also a good business.
“Sports gives us the grandest opportunity of all to talk about reaching down and helping up or getting on somebody else’s shoulders.”
6.Develop Leadership Skills:
People who play sports and games develop leadership skills. As we know leadership skills are very important in our life. Sports also develop leadership skills in us.
“Sports build good habits, confidence, and discipline. They make players into community leaders and teach them how to strive for a goal, handle mistakes, and cherish growth opportunities.”
7.Protect us From Bad Habits:
Boys who play sports are safe from bad habits. Sports protect them from drug addiction and smoking. Society must guide the young generation and all people so that they can protect themselves from bad things.
To be successful in sports discipline is very important. Those who do not take care of this thing they lose. Players have to follow rules. If anyone does not follow rules then it will be not good for him. We win or lose we have to accept it. It’s the beauty of sports.
“Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.”
9. Give Strength:
Sportsmen are more energetic than people who do not play sports. Sports and games make people energetic. They become strong and their muscles also get strong with time if they continue to play sports.
In sports, everyone has to play in a team. The team which shows unity usually wins.As we all know that Unity is the key to success. No one can win without unity. Sports and games teach us the lesson of unity.
“I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character – teaches people about leadership and cooperation.”
Risks in Sports and games :
As we all know that sports are giving us many benefits and there is no bad thing about sports and games. But there are some risks in sports. Chances of injury are very high in some sports especially football or cricket etc. Sometimes there are very big injuries like a bone that can also break. Sometimes bleeding also occurs during the match due to injury. These are some risks and due to it, the players have to take precautionary measures for safety. In international events and matches, the health team is always with players. They are ready to give first aid to injured players.
Corruption in sports and games:
Nowadays another thing which bad people are doing is to destroy sports and games. Corruption is polluting sports. There must be strict rules to stop it. If we want the sports and games departments to remain clear then there must be no corruption. Players must tell team management as soon as possible if any corrupt man contacts them and say players to do corruption. If we all say no to corruption and show unity then no one will be able to do corruption in sports. If we get rid of corruption in sports then it will be very good for the sports department.
How to Promote Sports and Games Activities?
There are many sports but many people do not know about them. There must be proper guidance about sports and games. Proper promotion of sports activities. Proper sports events at the grass-root level. There are not proper places and grounds for people to play. Proper sports grounds in each area are also an essential need. In schools, there must be a lecture about sports. Sport is a proper field but many people do not know about it. So, people who know everything about sports must guide everyone. Proper training centers in which coaches should be trained. Then these coaches train people in each area.