Importance of sports in college

A healthy body leads to a healthy mind and a healthy mind is the most important tool you can have as a successful human being. A healthy mind will train you in facing your adversity like a champ

Sports and games are considered as an essential element in developing the students physically and mentally.  Sports is believed to enhance alertness, discipline, team spirit, mental ability, confidence and concentration of a student. It’s not the kind of sports the students are playing and the result of the event, every sport will always inculcate some amazing traits in every student.

In college, sports play a key role in structuring the character of a student. Apart from providing mental relaxation to the students from their intense academic schedule, it also develop the students into well-balanced individuals. Sports supplements each student to :- 

  1. Boost in stamina

  2. Playing sports on a regular basis will boost the stamina of students. This stamina comes into play when individuals are engrossed in hectic jobs. It allows individuals to perform different tasks without getting tired for a longer period.

  3. Inculcates team spirit

  4. Irrespective of the field students choose in the future, they must possess team spirit to gain success in the sphere. It is ‘team spirit’ that allows individuals to work in a team and perform well while collaborating with others. By playing different sports, students can develop team spirit. Since all the sports involve teams, students learn to work in a team and support each other.

  5. Imparts self-esteem and attitude

  6. With attitude and self-esteem, an individual can fight all odds and achieve anything in life. Mark Twain once said, “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval”. This simply explains that individuals have to be strong and determined enough to think and do for themselves before doing anything for others. It is through sports that individuals gain the right attitude and self-esteem that facilitates them to have a successful journey of life.

  7. Imparts leadership qualities

  8. Leadership quality is one of the essential qualities that help individuals to march forward in their career. Playing sports regularly allow students to discover their inner-self and gain leadership qualities. An array of sports teaches students to face failures audaciously while emerging as a leader and successor.