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What’s The Right Sports Hobby For Your Kid?

Have you noticed how people have become incredibly used to a sedentary lifestyle? In fact, for a lot of adults, the main activity their get throughout the day is when they make a cup of coffee. Unfortunately, staying active is key to your health. While it might be tricky to find the time for your weekly work out when you have long days in the office, it’s fair to say that it’s a different kettle of fish for your child. Indeed, children who grew up playing sports are more likely to stay active and healthy as adults. Besides, as sports are part of the social development of your child, it would be foolish not to encourage kids to find the hobby that suits them best.

Hobby for Your Kid – The Team Player

If your child is naturally social and easy-going, you won’t have to do much to encourage them to join a sports team.  In fact, most kids who watch football matches with their parents end up playing in children’s teams too, meaning that inspiration is everywhere! The same argument is naturally valid for other team sports. You can also encourage children to develop their skills by registering them to an FC Barcelona camp for young players where they can learn the basics and discover new tricks too. For team player, there is a sense of belonging and commitment to the team that nourishes both their ambition and their playfulness!

The Competitive Player

Admittedly, not all kids like to be part of the team. Some children want to develop their skills on their own, such as children who are happy just riding a bike as a sports hobby. There’s nothing wrong with that! In fact, you’ll be surprised to find out that by encouraging regular practice, you can help them to build up their confidence. Being naturally competitive, it’s fair to say that a child who rides a bike wants to be the fastest in the street or the better at bike acrobatics, for instance. So you’ll soon have an expert at home!

Hobby for Your Kid – The One with a Dedicated Passion

As surprising as it might sound at first, discipline can also lead to fun. In fact, children who tend to struggle with attention disorder can benefit from high discipline activities, such as ballet dancing or martial arts. As they learn the patterns and hone their skills, they can begin to experience the playfulness side of the practice. Besides, it helps them to focus their attention and to control their energy positively.

The Adventurer Who Wants the Thrill

Last, but not least, some kids are like a young version of Indiana Jones or Lara Croft. They want to do extraordinary things; they want to take risks; they want to push the boundaries of normal life. For these kids, it’s best to temper their energy with exciting hobbies, such as climbing – you can even build your own climbing wall at home – or even diving, for example. Bear in mind that the kid who is in for the thrill doesn’t need to be reckless. In fact, they are perfectly able to understand the consequence of unmonitored risks.

In conclusion, there is an activity for everyone. Whether your child is a team player or an adventurer, finding the right sports now can help them to grow into healthy and active adults.

What hobbies do your kids have?

Contributed post. Feature image via Pexabay.

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Fred Campos, Top Geek, blogs about everything from House of Cards to Subway. In addition to blogging, he is a public speaker and humorist in child custody, social media, web development and parenting. He is married to one @SuperParentMom, and raising three world changers. For more details on his custody course visit, www.DaddyGotCustody.com/course. Like this post? Make sure you subscribe to this blog.

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