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How does basketball related in life?


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Dec 15, 2021, 7:37 PM

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Basketball is now the third most played sport in Canada. More young people participate in basketball games and leagues each year. On a professional level, more Canadians get recognized in the NBA, the biggest basketball league in the world. However, you shouldn’t look at basketball only as a physical fitness activity. It can help shape a young person in a myriad of ways, affecting how they turn out as adults and how successful they can become. Still on the fence about basketball? Not sure if this is the right sport for your kids? To help ease your mind, here are 8 life lessons young people can pick up from playing basketball.

The Inevitability of Failure

People remember basketball legends like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James for their victories. They each aided their team to claim the NBA championship multiple times and each grabbed the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. That doesn’t mean they didn’t go through losses.

Legendary players fail. People remember the times they threw the ball and made the shot but in between those bouts of success were numerous misses and miscalculations. Their teams didn’t always win the game nor the championships.

Kids playing basketball will learn these life lessons. They’ll learn to accept defeat but still keep their head high, ensuring they still have the courage to move forward.

(This post was edited by tipwrist on Dec 15, 2021, 7:37 PM)


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