Athletics are much more than physical competition. whether intended or not, they can be an important source of lessons applicable to many areas of life.
Athletics are much more than physical competition. Whether intended or not, they can be an important source of lessons applicable to many areas of life. In particular, much of the work necessary for success on the football field is pertinent to success in the vast majority of endeavors one may undertake.
Football is one of the most physically and mentally demanding sports. This becomes more evident as the athlete progresses in age. Players must learn a wide variety of offensive and defensive plays. They require the ability to think quickly on their feet. There is mere seconds from when they play is called to line up, survey the opposing team, and ensure you know the assignment that must be carried out. As mental as the game can be, it is just as physical. It is a game that warrants hours of dedication year-round to ensure one has the necessary strength, speed, and endurance to perform at the highest level.