There’s no denying that soccer is the most popular sport in the world. According to FIFA, there are 265 million players around the globe. Out of all the kids activities available, why should your child participate in this beloved sport? The benefits are endless!
Coach Michael from Soccajoeys Sutherland outlines some of the perks of choosing soccer for your child. Coach Michael says there are three things to consider, “it’s accessible, it’s easy to learn and is suitable for boys and girls of different skill levels.” Soccer games for kids require little more than a ball and some teammates to start off with. The basics of soccer are straightforward and easy to understand even for very young children. Plus, children don’t have to be a certain size or have a certain amount of physical strength to excel. Not to mention, soccer is a great way teach your child the value of teamwork. It truly is a team sport and it’s easy to see how soccer players must work as a team to be successful. And let’s not forget it’s a great way to promote a healthy active lifestyle for your child. The continuous action of soccer stimulates cardiovascular fitness and helps develop coordination and agility at the same time.
Soccer is a great kid’s activity, that’s fun, easy to learn and beneficial for the health of your child. Find out which of Soccajoeys’ programs is suitable for your child here.