Team Sports vs. Individual Sports

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Practicing sports provides athletes with opportunities to develop their social and athletic skills. The effect of practicing is very significant either in an individual sport or with a team. There are benefits to playing both individual and team sports. I think that playing a team sport is better than individual sports. Team sports help with teamwork, sportsmanship, and creating friendships.

When you’re on a team you’re not just playing and preforming for yourself but, for your teammates as well. It teaches you teamwork and how you have to work as one to get points. You learn patience because you have to share the ball/puck with your teammates. This also teaches you to not be selfish which is something that individual sports don’t teach you. It also gives you a chance for leadership to the rest of the team and responsibility because you want them to look up to you. Another thing it helps you with is sportsmanship. Win as a team, lose as a team, no matter what your still a team and you can’t blame anyone for the loss. Finally, it’s good on a college record because it shows that you work well with other people.

One thing that is really important in team sports is discipline. If one player suffers so does the rest of the team. It helps develop your mind because you not the only one playing, you have to worry about where the rest of your team is in relation to you and that you know all the plays. You will have to earn your spot over everyone else. You could have a bad game and end up siting the next one which pushes you to work that much harder to get your spot back. You have to know what you’re doing but trust that your teammates do to.

Finally, one of the most important things about team sports is building friendships. Your friends can boost your confidence when your down and help build your skill level. You bond with them because you going through the same pain in practices and games. It helps build your character. You can be trying to be...
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