Sports and games curriculum is an integral and compulsory part of the education process. Sports help to build character and teach the importance of:
One of the most important things in life is to learn how to train yourself to know your own limits and goals. Not only in sports, but also in life, having discipline helps you achieve success better and faster. It also teaches you that not everything will be a victory and you have to work harder next time.
Having respect for your coaches in sports helps kids later on in life when dealing with adults or authoritative figures.
Some of the best friends come from playing sports together and this sort of bond helps young boys and girls prioritize the things that are most important to them.
Sports are not easy, all athletes are guaranteed to have a hard time at some point in their career. Going through a slump usually brings out the player’s true self.
Leadership skills are always implemented in player’s brains which helps the kids make decisions on the fly.
Like overcoming adversity, resilience teaches you that you can't always win. Getting past your fear and leaping into uncertain situations is a skill that can incessantly be applied to real life.
Realizing that a team's success is not solely on your shoulders is a lesson largely applied to sports. This also carries over to the real world because working well with people will always be a factor when trying to get a job.