Building LIfe Skills through athletics The influence of team sport on students

There are many qualities that are developed through the involvement in athletics such as: active listening, hard work, and perseverance.

Teamwork is emphasized in many sports, which can be directly correlated with the unity in the work place.

Consideration for fairness and respect towards competitors show sportsmanship in an athlete which makes he or she compatible in a competitive work environment.
a team offers immediate friendship and community
Teens are more likely to graduate high school if they are actively engaged in athletics
Employers often look for team players who have efficient work ethic and communication skills


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