Advantages of Playing Hockey For Children
Hockey is a kind of ice sports which is very popular in Canada, and it is also originated in The country. Because as it is well known that there is thick ice all over Canada, which creates a very good condition for the hockey. It has many advantages of playing the hockey thus it spreads all over the world very quickly. With the increasing importance attached to the physical quality of the children, now many children are trained through various exercises and games, hockey is a very good exercise that they can not miss, because it can develop many kinds ability of the children at the same time.
First, it can improve the physical quality of the children: practicing hockey can improve the lung and heart function, the flexibility of the whole body, the balance ability and the coordination.
Second, it can develop the potential sports ability of children including the physical strength, endurance, the coordination between brain and every part of the body, the accuracy reflecting in this game can effectively improve and avoid the problems caused by the poor development of the sports ability, for example, restlessness, inattention, no patience, being too quiet and timid and so on.
Third, it can provide more chances for children to project themselves, hockey is very popular among children, it can make them establish the competition awareness, develop their desire to project themselves.
Forth, it develops good character of the children, hockey is a game which are played by many children, it can develop their teamwork spirit and cooperation spirit, increasing their community sense and enhancing the confidence, making them continuously grow and develop in the success and failure, thus it plays a very important role in shaping the character of children.
Fifth, it can make the life of children more colorful, many children are interested in playing hockey, because they can gain happiness and triumph from this sports, even if they fail, they can learn something from the failure, in a word, it makes their life more colorful and meaning.
Since hockey can bring so many advantages to children, it is very necessary for them to learn and play hockey. Parents should pay attention that if they want to well develop the children's potentiality of playing hockey, they can make them learn it from the age of 3 or 4, which is the best period for them to learn the skills of playing hockey.