Travel sports start around first grade and most parents tell their kids to go out and play so they get involved in these sports. A lot of time and money is spent to train the young athletes. Many have questioned whether competing in these sports is good for teens and if the desire to win for some has taken over the “fun” aspect. However, the number of young people involved in competitive sports keeps increasing. Young athletes, should not focus so heavily on competitive sports because they put too much pressure on their minds and bodies, the stress they face ruins the enjoyment of sports in this time of their lives, and distracts them from focusing on getting a good education.
Students play sports for many different reasons. Some hope that their college education will be paid for by scholarships, while others play sports to keep in shape or to have fun. Many people believe that schools should do away with extra curricular activity such as sports. Sports play an important role in high school and they should be continued. Some people argue that because students are spending their time playing sports, they will not study as much.
Although there are other ways to look at it. Sports in high schools have shown a decrease on test scores, lowers self-esteem, and costs the schools lots of money (Ripley). Sports has most definitely shown as a distraction to students that participate or spectate (Ripley). However, people that have played in an organized team have great success in their careers because they can work well with others(Sota). Also sports can increase your self-esteem because you get to win and lose as a team, in which you get to understand the good and the bad along with the rest of the team (Edmundson).
This kind of action has led many students to reprioritizes on what is important for them. Even if sports is a huge part of school life, the main purpose of school should be about gaining knowledge and getting an education. It shouldn’t be all about winning a sports game. The huge emphasis on sports has made education seen as less significant. Ripley stated in her essay on Rooms for Debate that many students would think that it is okay to not be good at math or English because there are other options like sports for them in the future.
Sheed comments that it’s a good thing because it teaches discipline and how college athletes do not get paid for their hard work. What Sheed fails to do is inform readers about sport scholarships, the importance placed on those students, and the privilege to play for a college. To a certain extent sports are important; on the other hand, the privileges these athletes are given are overlooked. The great thing about sports is the physical activity involved. It keeps kids physically active and even healthier than average.
There are a few negative factors, but sports are important to many students, like me, and want to play for their own enjoyment and there are positive outcome ou... ... middle of paper ... ...se due to the districts rules. Covering all, we should revise the rules of Fort Bend ISD and change it. Having a sport in a school is a privilegeto one because some don’t due to the lack of money.It’s important for many students: it can help students in future possibilities such as athletics and their character. Knowing sports can change a person physically and mentally by making them smart, respectful, and healthier. Being in an after school activity is rewarding experience to all the students who are going to dedicated and focused on school and in the activity.
This is just a few of the many benefits of teens participating in sports. Due to this, most teens will most likely not give into peer pressure and do something that may jeopardize their athletic standing. By being a part of something bigger than themselves, teens will focus harder in and away from school, which in turn helps them become prepared for adulthood. In sports, coaches are teaching teens how to make better decisions about their lives, as well as the sense of accomplishment of their hard work and a job well
All of your friends’ play and your parents have always encouraged you to do well in sports and to be the best. You know there are other opportunities out there for you, but you don’t feel as popular just being satisfactory in school. In today’s world, high schoolers are constantly under pressure to do well in sports, but not necessarily in school. Life lessons, like acquiring a job or just being an overall quality person fly out the window. Using a familiar setting, the problem of Central High School focusing too much on athletics instead of academics can be alleviated through the
This may be true it is not as important because athletes must have a “C” average to play sports. Which means you are not getting punished for no reason you fell under the standers for a athlete Other may state, that you can't learn everything from books like: fast thinking, teamwork, discipline, and other skills. (Should Student Athletes Have to Get Good Grades to Play Sports) While this might seem great, this is not the best because, you can learn things from school for sports as I claimed before and kids learn both skills it will make them successful in many different thing and
Second, sports teach many important skills for life. Students learn how to make friends and learn how to be responsible. Last, students are more capable of cheating when they are pressured to get good grades. They stop caring about learning but focus on getting a higher grade. Overall, there shouldn’t be a rule of limiting students' rights from playing I their favorite sports.