Educational Value of Games and sports in life

Important Points: 

  • Healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind.
  • Development of mind and body is related with educational performance.
  • An integra part of the process of education.
  • Different kinds of games and sports.
  • Develop skills and abilities.
  • Healthy and positive effects of games and sports.
  • Proper attention is required in Pakistan.

Healthy mind can be found only in a healthy body. In a weak body,there cannot be a healthy and active mind. And for a healthy body,physical exercise is must.Without physical exercise.our body will grow weak,lethargic and dull.The aim of education is the all round development of a personality. It cannot afford to neglect the physical aspect of a student. Development of mind and body are equally important in any good education.
Want of proper physical exercise in the form of games and sports develops many mental problems. Mere intellectual attainment is not enough.Good health and sound body are also a must to face the challenges of life. Therefore,games and sports are an integral part of college education as well as we can chose it as a career. Education will remain incomplete without physical training and exercise.
All work and no play makes jack a dull boy is a famous saying.After studies,some kind of physical exercise,games and sports are necessary.They refresh body and mind and provide recreation. A game of Football or Volleyball in the open air is very refreshing. A game of hockey or a match of badminton will help a student regain his lost mental and physical energy. There will be greater intake of oxygen,better blood circulation and digestion because of these.In the open,where games are played there is fresh air,openness and presence of nature.They have a very healthy influence of nature.They have a very healthy influence on the players.Running,Jumping,kicking,Swimming etc.Provide vigorous,endurance,cooperation and team spirit.The players are more disciplined and fit than others,Sports and games along with education prepare us to stand up and face the challenges of life.

Games and sports are a valuable form of education.They develop our skills and abilities to the maximum. They teach discipline,obedience and cooperation.Every game has its own rules and regulation.They are binding on the players. All players have to follow them.There is penalty on their violation. One can never win the match without following the laws of game. He has to abide by the judgement of the refree.It teaches a player how important it is to follow the rules and regulations. Games and sports help us in producing very disciplined citizen,leaders and professionals.They teach how to cooperate with one another and achieve success. It is a playground or gymnasium where team spirit,cooperation and endurance can be thought best ,games teach players how to ignore individual interest.Games also teach fair play and faith in equality and justice.They enable us to take defeat and victory in a cheerful spirit.

Games also allow an outlet to our suppressed energy.It helps us a lot in remaining peaceful and non-violent,when our energy is suppressed,we become irritative short-tempered,violent and aggressive.Sports,persons will not indulge in violence,hooliganism and acts of lawlessness.Games also provide us the best use of leisure time.

Pakistan needs good and great players and sports persons.They are in great demand to participate in national and international events.Pakistan record in this respect has been very poor.The boys and girls should be caught at the very young age and trained in  different games and sports.There should be no school or college without a proper playground attached to it.Mere mental education is of no use without physical education.They should go hand-in-hand as an integral part of education.They are complementary to each other.

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