Games and sports are very essential for a good and happy life. These things are the sign of healthy life.
They determine our careers and the course of history. Lord Wellington rightly said, “I WON THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO ON THE CRICKET FIELD ON ETHON”. It was in the school at ETHON that he learnt to play cricket and this finally enabled him to win the great battle against NEPOLEAN.
Games and sports help in the building of an harmonious all round personality. Those who play no games have a stunted growth and personality. Education without games is a one sided affair. Mere mental and moral development is not enough.
Physical development is as important as mental growth. Games and sports help us in the development of the body as well as of the soul that is why every system of education lays much stress on the utility of games and sports in life. These help us in the development of sound minds in healthy bodies. Games and sports make the limbs supple and keep body fit.
A person with a healthy body can perform his duties of life better than a person who do not care for the physical exercise. Such a person falls a prey to hundred of disease. The cost of life in terms of medicines and sickness is heavy indeed.
India needs able bodied and healthy youth to shoulder thousands responsibilities of the nation. In the building of youth and national character, sports play a tremendous role. Physical exercise is essential for proper development of mind. A healthy body means a healthy means a healthy mind also. One who is suffering physically can never have a healthy body. Games and sports help us in maintaining good and sound mind.
Games dispel dullness and make life worth living sports evaporate gloominess and add brightness to our lives.
They provide us with moments of light and
cheers. Life’s best remembered moments are the times of our games and sports when limbs are light and eyes are bright. When a business executive plays
tennis or badminton in the evening, he adds new horizons to his business enterprise. He acquires the spirit of sportsmanship in dealing with rivals and
Games and sports teach us team spirit without which nothing can be achieved in the world, because we have all to team up our energies to make life worth living in all spheres of life.