Playing sports is seen as a fun activity. People when get bored, they play some sort of sport but if an individual starts to enjoy that sport it builds up as a hobby and out of hobby they continue to play it then eventually that starts to show effects on their body. Out of many sports, we will have our focus on Tennis today. Why we chose Tennis is because unlike other sports there are lesser restrictions for player/s, people of all ages can play, not many people are required to play it for example; two opponents can play as “singles” and four people in two pairs as opponents can play as “doubles”.
Tennis is a sport that has a lot of benefits that comes along with killing boredom. The physical and mental health of the players is improved; increased movements in muscles helps lose extra fat and tones the body, fast heart beat results in better cardiovascular health, full body movement helps reduces risk of osteoporosis, helps build up focus, boosts your sleep and diet routine, Increases mental resilience and so on. When talking about sports one can never overlook its impact on physique. It’s often mentioned that the athletes’ body is a perfect fitness goal for everyone and there are facts to justify it.
The one person that aligns with our topic would be Jonathan Zhang as he has not only set an example for others by playing well on the court but also has shown the core values of being a sports person that understands the impact of this sport on the player’s overall fitness along with never stops striving for better results. Jonathan started his career in Tennis when he was only 6 years old, leading him to spending his freshman season at USC. The team had a pre-season ranking of No.5 and finished the year at No.8 in the country. Zhang then competed for the Hong Kong National Team at all major junior tennis competitions including Asian Championships, World Juniors Championships, and Junior Davis Cup as well and won 3 consecutive U18 singles championships in Hong Kong in 2014. Reached a career high of No.308 in ITF juniors in 2017 with multiple doubles champions and finalists.
When we look at experts like Jonathan we realize that this sport hooks people up in some way so that they always come back to the court to keep playing it. Let us discuss why this happens and how..
The reason for people to get back on court may include their
Improving Physical Health
As we discussed earlier, there are plenty of benefits of playing tennis for physical health. The only one thing an individual needs to keep going is motivation to continue and eventually he would never want to stop, and what else could be the better option other than running around the tennis in the fresh air?
Full Blown Body Workout
While playing tennis the player uses all his body parts and the correct movement results in exercising and it’s a proven fact that physical activity is addictive if you do it in the right manner. Hence a player who likes to exercise and this sport will continue to play it.
The Positive Effects on their Mental Health
A very often used saying, “keep your outer world positive to have a positive impact on the inner world” means to describe how one can improve their mood by only playing a simple sport and get the long lasting effects.
Disciplined and Punctual Lifestyle
Tennis is a sport that teaches you a lot about how to lead a disciplined and punctual lifestyle by simply valuing others time as well as one’s own self.
Sense of Accomplishment
This sport helps the individual to feel more acceptable, as we discussed all above mentioned pointers, they all come together to generate the sense of responsibility and that drives him to strive for achieving the set goals.
Boost in other Soft Skills
Other than above discussed reasons, tennis helps you have a better communication style, good judgment taking skills, problem solving skill etc
On the last note we would like you to give it a try yourself to understand more about tennis and we are certain you will enjoy it.