Sports build toughness

Nick - Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Entered on January 10, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
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You come out taping up your cuts and getting ready for the next play. All you have to do is make on last stop and the game is over. The pressure is building around you you are one playing from winning or losing how will it turn out? I believe that everyone should play at least one sport. I believe that sports build toughness and makes you deal with the pressures of being an athlete. I believe something as small as playing sports makes you a better person it makes you spend your time more wisely instead of playing video games and you do things with friends not a T.V. or a computer. Every sport is tough it challenges different parts of your bodies not one can be better than the other. Sports can get you ready for the real world as well maybe you are not as good from the man across from you and even though you struggle it does make you a better person you are trying to succed at things that seem almost impossible to beat. If you look at America’s youth and the weight problems in the U.S. it starts now while you are younger you have to be pushed to work hard and not sit around all day doing nothing. If you work hard only good things can happen for you if you sit back all day in your basement is that really helping you learn things. I believe that the parents have to step in and make their children play at least one sport, but don’t force them to play it keep trying until they find one they like the most some kids enjoy soccer while other enjoy football its all about your mind set and you have to let them accel at that certain sport. Don’t force your kids into sports they do not look. This is what I think is right and that sports build character. Everyone should at least try at playing a sport.