Sporting activites have endless benefits promoting healthy lifestyles, physical development. mental well-being and social interaction. All of these benefits are vital for living in the modern world. Sporting games/activities can start from a very early age with balls and quickly move through the developing years to full blown competition. Through the intervening stages children will learn to control their limbs, improve their co-ordination, balance and hand to eye skills. They will learn teamwork, the joys and disappointments of winning and losing, and communication skills. They can let their imagination run free to be who they want to be and their confidence and self-esteem at achieving even a small degree of skill in a sport is immeasurable.