The sport practice It consists of carrying out a physical activity that is carried out with a competitive desire and in which a series of rules must be respected. It differs from mere physical activity in that it is a simple practice, while in the sport there is always a competence which returns a result.
A play, for its part, is a recreational activity where one or more players participate. Beyond competition, the main function of games is to provide fun and entertainment, while providing mental and physical stimulation.
Pre-sport games features
The pre-sport games are those that require skills and abilities typical of sports (travel, releases, receptions, etc.). Its practice is recommended as preparation for children who are beginning to practice any sport, as it provides them with a series of physical and technical resources.
In this sense, pre-sports games constitute a variant of the minor games, characterized by contents that promote the acquisition of certain movements, actions and primary skills that serve as the basis for the assimilation of sports skills. Pre-sport games and sports games generally share certain rules.
One of the strengths of pre-sport games is the impact they often have on the lives of children who become professional athletes. Although the vocation usually leads us in a natural and unpredictable way to approach our activities favorites without the need for adults to guide us, their support is never too much, especially if it gives us technical questions that cannot be intuited in childhood.
The role of coaches
Coaches who organize pre-sport games should have a pedagogical attitude, without forgetting that the center of attention is the child and his learning. With pre-sports games, children get closer to the competition and can perceive, analyze and make decisions.
It is also recommended that, each day, the coach teach few things and give children freedom to improvise, without too many explanations and interruptions. Since it is a preparation for the full use of physical and mental abilities in the future, the focus of pre-sport games should not be victory or perfection in performance, but rather the developing.
Examples of pre-sport games
Let’s look at some of the most popular pre-sports games below:
* medium– Inspired by football, as players must pass the ball with their foot. To do this, they are grouped in a round, with some standing in the middle: if the latter intercept the ball, whoever kicked it loses;
* bustbol: It is a simplified version of baseball, although the first ball is thrown with the foot;
* pass 10: it is based on basketball and consists of passing the ball ten times avoiding that it is intercepted by the members of the opposing team;
* two at a time: it is played by several people, who must pass the ball at the same time as they say a number between a rank not very long (usually between one and four) for the receiver to touch it that many times while saying a word that contains that number of syllables. It is a very interesting pre-sport game because it stimulates several parts of the brain simultaneously;
* blind network: The inspiration for this game is volleyball. The most obvious and interesting difference is that the vision of both teams is blocked by placing a large canvas over the net, which should be located higher than normal;
* bowckey: This peculiar pre-sport game combines elements of the bowling with others from hockey, since it consists of knocking down a series of sticks (or Pine trees) with the help of a ball thrown in the style of hockey.