There are a whole host of sports out there catering for all needs, skills and abilities, ranging from dance to wrestling and from rowing to gymnastics. Not only do sports provide obvious health benefits, but a whole host of other rewards:
- Develop social skills and make new friends
- Develop the ability to work as part of a team
- Develop independence and confidence.
- Develop and become proficient at the various sports skills.
- Help raise your self-esteem
- Develop a sense of achievement, which helps develop a positive self-image.
- Develop leadership skills and qualities.
- Learn how to cooperate and compete.
- Develop the ability to make decisions and accept responsibilities.
- Learn to understand and express emotions.
- Develop an interest in continuing sports participation into adulthood.
- Add value to your CV.
Sport of the Month:
Each month we will be doing a special feature, coming this month, badminton...
Sport in the UK explained
Sport England is the Government Agency responsible for building the foundations of sporting success by creating a world-leading community sport system of clubs, coaches, facilities and volunteers.
Sports Coach UK is a charitable organisation dedicated to the development of coaches and coaching throughout the UK
UK Sport govern sport at a national and international level, providing a pathway for elite athletes through their world class programme.
National Governing Bodies (NGB’s) are organisations that oversee a particular sport in terms of its management, rules, structure and development.
So you want to give sport a go or try a new sport, please check out our getting started guides (coming soon)….more will come online each month. If you would like to find a local club, please visit find a club