What makes basketball good for your health? Many successful people have often stated that their most valuable life lessons were learned through athletics. Participation in sports is not only good for the physical health, but also the mental and social health of children. Important character traits such as discipline, hard-work, persistence, resilience, team work and time management skills are just some of those qualities. This summer, let’s get our children away from their TV’s and video games and onto the fields and courts of athletic competition and healthy physical recreation.
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