BENEFITS OF PLAYING FOOTBALL

Football is the most popular sport in the world both in term of participation and viewership. There are many reasons why people love playing football including:
 

  • ​it's fun and easy to pick up (you literally just need a ball);
     

  • it's safer to play compared to other contact sports;
     

  • it keeps you fit and active;
     

  • it reinforces and builds lasting friendships;
     

  • it teaches to collaborate and communicate effectively with
    other teammates;

     

  • it teaches many important life skills and abilities such as:
    conflict resolution, leadership, perseverance, decision
    making, strategic thinking, hard work
    and more...

     

  • if taught correctly, it teaches the value of sportsmanship, respect and fair play;

 


Between the ages of 6 and 13 soccer is the most popular sport in Australia.