You are worried about your child going to get injured in his first game of football. Little did you know, there's nothing you should be really worried about. In fact, sports to young children or teens might seem dangerous. But on the other hand, it is just a fun sport for young children and teens to play. Sports also makes kids and teens active in a fun way and sports makes kid entertain themselves. Although sports seems dangerous, teens and young children should be allowed to play sports because sports makes them healthy, higher scores in school, and makes kids less depressed (sad).
Did you know 66% of boys between the ages of 5-18 years old play an organized sport? Over 550,000 boys participate in basketball for a school sponsored team in the U.S, ranked in the top 5 most played sports in the U.S. by youth is baseball/ teeball and last but not least football is played among young boys with more than 1 million interscholastic participants. If I were asked if I were to allow my son to play football I will say yes, because it promotes teamwork, keeps children busy (out of trouble) and it is a safe sport.
Dating back to 1892, a new threshold in American sports history was achieved. The Allegheny Athletic Association had defeated the Pittsburgh Athletic Club. More importantly, William Heffelfinger was paid $500 to participate on the AAA team, thus birthing Professional Football. As the years passed, American Football has seen an exponential progression, including the introduction of children’s football associations. While there is a numerous group of parents who have no problem with their child being involved in football, recent revelations would begin to grow concern in some. It is because of this we must ask, should parents disallow their children from participating in football, or should they focus on the more positive benefits that the organized sport could have?
Holding your child out of tackle football until an older age to keep him from getting brain damage later on in life is a great idea. Keeping your child out of tackle football until an older age can help prevent many different negative symptoms like “like developing thinking and memory problems as an adult” (Hard Knocks). This is important so your child can
Did you know that staying active can not only make you stronger and build endurance, but can also help with something completely different like improving overall health or preventing 13 different types of cancer? I’ll bet you didn’t know that! However, while there are benefits in youth sports, there are also risks in them. The risks come in a wide variety of sports ranging from football to hockey. Do you think that youth sports should stay around? Well, in my opinion, they should. I think you will agree with me after you read my arguments.
Michigan State University did a survey with over 30,000 children and asked why they play sports. The number one response to that was because it is fun. Kids play games because they like to learn and have fun with their friends. Winning did not even make the top ten. Athletics teaches many valuable lessons and gives many advantages to participants other than winning. All in all, this is why children should play competitive sports.
12 years old children should not be able to play tackle football because “The brain is going through this incredible time of growth between the years of 10 and 12, and if you subject that developing brain to repetitive head impacts, it may cause problems later in life". The human brain develops rapidly at young ages, especially between 10 and 12, children should not play tackle football until their teenage years. According to paragragh 20 in the last line it state that "children that are under 12 been banging thier heads n getting injure when
Kids in sports shouldn’t receive trophies for participating in sports. Children who participate in activities such as sport and music, earn trophies just for taking part in it. Ribbons, trophies, and medals are handed out at the end of the season to everyone children, to make everything fair. But, is this really fair to everyone? Just because they participated and showed up to some practices, doesn’t mean they deserve it. It wouldn’t be fair giving an award to a player who demonstrated a bad attitude on those rare occasions she or he actually showed up. In an article Ashley Merryman said “The benefit is improving. When you’re constantly giving a kid a trophy for everything they’re doing. You’re saying ‘I don’t care about improvement. I don’t
Have you ever played tackle football? I must tell you it's fun, but there's always been a question “Should minors be able to play tackle football?” my opinion is yes. why shouldn't minors be able to play football?. Football is a fun high adrenaline game that many kids love playing it is played in youth leagues and in high school. It provides many benefits both mentally and physically. Football is also one of the most popular sports in the united states. Football includes catching, throwing, running,tackling,
We can no longer allow ourselves the luxury of believing that athletic trainers or expensive helmets or new tackling techniques are enough to protect our children from brain trauma.”. (DiCario) Children as young as eight years old are throwing on shoulder pads and donning helmets to go and knock around kids of the same age. Until some real progress is made in the understanding of concussions and the link to CTE, children should not be allowed to play tackle football. There is nothing wrong with playing flag football until their minds and bodies are “developed enough” to handle the hits taken and given out as a result of tackle football.
Does your child play competitive sports? Like football, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, and so on. Do you hate how you know that in some way while they are playing in a game or their just at practice they're always going to get hurt? I’m sure parents get nervous, frightened or anxious when your kid wants to play competitive sports, however, competitive sports are good for everyone. Benefits for kids who play competitive sports are that they keep you active, it keeps everybody’s grades up, and scholarships could be given.
I believe that every single kid should play a sport no matter whether they have a disability or if they are a boy a girl. Sports can be very important in kids developing as mature adults and also having a very healthy lifestyle. I don’t care if it is chess, baseball, football, volleyball, or skating. Kids meet other kids and everyone can always find a friend, all they have to do is be their self. As a strong believer of this, when I was a kid I played football, baseball, and basketball, meeting some of my best friends along the way. It doesn’t matter if you’re good or not just if you’re having fun while you’re doing it. Many kids see how good the pro’s are and that they hardly make a mistake. When these kids see these they never think they
Sports, whether it’s team-based or individual, is a great activity for children that provide a variety of benefits other than physical activity. While some believe that children playing sports will increase injury rates. A debate discussing the topic on children playing sports which says that 66 percent of people who answered the debate said yes to children playing sports ("Should kids have to play”). Participation in sports can help build self-esteem and confidence, can motivate children to excel academically, and can help build social skills. Participation also can teach children the benefits of goal-setting.
Everyone knows academics are the main point of school, but athletics have begun to take over and draw away from that focus. Many individuals believe school sports are more important than ever; however, cost is excessive and players often think about upcoming games or matches, detracting attention from homework. Therefore, districts should eliminate after-school sports because they cost tremendous amounts of money, cause academic failure, and are a major distraction.
Ever been to your favorite restaurant, movie theater, etc. and had loud, annoying kids ruining the moment? Now, I’m not saying you have to be a professional gold-medalist bodybuilder, but I propose that parents should sign their kids up for at least 1 sport monthly, whether it be soccer or basketball, or (mine personally) swimming. Many sports have good benefits, like possible weight loss, and most sports encourages skills like teamwork and good hand-eye coordination.