Issue #31 – Basketball In The Park

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world and one of the most widely viewed. 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 organized rules.

As well as being a great way to stay fit, basketball can also:

  • Help you to make new friends and see them regularly teach you about being a good team player
  • being a good team player
  • Be played by people of all ages and all abilities
  • Be played all year round because it’s usually an indoor sport
  • Be a fun game that kids of all levels and ages can enjoy

Basketball is a fast moving game that involves a lot of variety, including shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, defense and much more.

Health benefits of basketball:

   

  • Burn calories (630–750 calories an hour)    
  • Build endurance
  • Improve balance and coordination
  • Develop concentration and self-discipline
  • Build up muscle.
  • Aerobic exercise.

                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

          

         

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