Basketball is a much-loved sport all across the world. It is popular because it can be played as a competitive sport or a casual game on the local court. It is also a great way to work out as it involves using your entire body. It is a team sport that involves two teams of five active players each trying to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 300 cm (10 feet) high hoop (the ‘basket’) under organised rules.
Basketball is a fast moving game that involves a lot of variety, including shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, defence and much more. It involves a lot of running and stoping and is an excellent sport for athletes to work on interval training. If you want a sport that helps your child stay fit and healthy, basketball is the perfect choice as it comes with more than a few health benefits:
As well as being a great way to stay fit, basketball can also:
We at in2sports provide school going girls and boys of all ages, abilities and skill levels, with the opportunity to play basketball and develop sport and social skills in a safe and motivating environment. Please get in touch with us to get more information about our program and its benefits for your child.