Asia’s Beloved Sport - Badminton
Until you have experienced the frustration of a shuttlecock you will never fully know why it is one of the largest community recreation activities in the region. Oh, and it is cheap to buy the equipment. It can be played almost anywhere, from a local park, in the apartment complex car park, the beach or in a purpose built gym. 2 people, a net, two racquettes and a few shuttle cocks. 3 hours later, you appreciate the skills required and how much energy you burn during the game.
Badminton Improves reaction time. Your brain works really hard processing a large amount of data before you even mice a muscle. The shuttle allows rapidly as it travel through the air necessarily of its shape. This makes it harder to play the winning shot. Players quickly learn to predict what their opponent is about to do, and how they should respond to each shot. This type of skill learning improves the brains predictive ability and increases the speed in which such decisions are made. These highly transferable actions improve children’s academic response times, speeding up the time it takes to meme decisions. This is very helpful in stress-filled situations such as exams.
Predictive and reaction skills are life long benefiting skills. Research reveals engaging these mechanisms allows the onset of dementia type illnesses. The benefits for engaging multi-tier nimbleness skills on whilst on our feet makes strong healthy bones. Workers who play such games demonstrate higher levels of creativity in problem solving.
When we get into badminton, it’s easy to forget the main reason for doing so, it’s fun! There is simply no better reason than that! Keep in mind it’s an Olympic sport, so there’s always room to aim higher and complete at a local or international level.
How It will Benefit Your Child
The sport requires the player to be nimble-footed and a quick thinker. It encourages kids to strategize their moves, learn proper techniques, develop arm strength, and accuracy. It also helps in building muscle strength and improving cardiovascular fitness.