5 reasons to try racket sports!

Thu 16 May 2019

  • Burn calories

Racket sports increase agility, strengthens bones and burns calories, as well as improving brain function and ability. Quick movements and use of the entire body will help to increase your fitness levels.

  • Get some fresh air

All racket sports are great to play outdoors in the summer time. Getting out into nature and soaking up some vitamin D can also bring additional health benefits, including improved mental health.

  • Be more social

A match with friends is a great way to socialise, which has health benefits of its own as well as making sport more fun. Spending time with family and friends is always a positive thing!

  • It’s a team activity

Team work in racket sports offers a way for everyone to compete for something together. It helps boost your confidence, and stay competitive. After all, healthy competition can be good for people.

  • There’s so many to choose from!

Racket sports include badminton, tennis, short tennis, racket ball, squash, table tennis and more! You can always try a new racket sport and Derby Active offers many!

Find out more about racket sports here!