“Boom! From downtown you’re on fire”…get on court and nail that 3 pointer!
WHAT IS BASKETBALL?
Basketball is very popular as a casual way to exercise, as well as a competitive team sport. It is a fast-action game with lots of running and jumping – providing a brilliant physical workout. The great thing about basketball is that you can go and shoot hoops by yourself or get involved in competitive games.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
Basketball is a great workout that can help you burn 630–750 calories an hour, build endurance, improve balance and coordination, develop concentration and self-discipline and build up muscle. It’s a sport that can be played by people of all ages and all abilities all year round, because it’s usually an indoor sport.
IS IT FOR ME?
If you want a sociable sport that will help you develop your ball skills then look no further! Basketball is a fast paced and energetic game that’s lots of fun, and rewarding as you see your skill level increase to your first 3 pointer or slam dunk! It’s also good fun to say “From downtown…he’s on fire!” Which is something they seem to say a lot…nobody knows why!?
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- A hoop and ball
- A team or session