#5 Boosts self-esteem
Being part a of a team with similar goals will increase the value of your self. What you can contribute to the team – whether it be in leadership positions or in fulfilling important roles – will ultimately contribute to the boost in your self-esteem and their confidence. There are numerous studies that support the impact of sports on self-esteem. In fact, one Swiss study found that people who participated in sports clubs viewed their health and their body image positively.
#6 Strengthens perseverance
Athletes are often placed in adverse situations on the field, both during game days and practices. During these high-pressure moments, You’ve learn to persevere through those challenges, and because there are so many of these moments in sports, You will learn to quickly adapt to these situations and take them in stride. Practicing perseverance will lead to better coping skills, and critical thinking and application skills in life when you met with bigger challenges.