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SPORTS AND GAMES

SPORTS AND GAMES

 

Games play an important role in children's health both mentally and physically. Now-a-days they are adapted to video games rather than playing games in the real world with the real environment. It helps them to be aware of themselves by boosting their brain actions along with the hormonal balances. Indoor games help them to spend time with their family and friends with increases love between them. Outdoor games help them to improve their personality level by socializing themselves.

Here are the widely played games listed below,

GAMES - There are two types of games, indoor and Outdoor games.

INDOOR GAMES

Card games, puzzle games, Nondi, Five stones, Ludo, Rummy

OUTDOOR GAMES

Cricket, Football, Basketball, Kabbadi, Tennis 

TRADITIONAL GAMES OF INDIA

Kabadi, kho-kho, kancha or lakhoti, Nondi.    


INDOOR GAMES

 CARD GAMES:

   Cards are one of the indoor games played around the world. There are totally 52 cards. Each standard deck of cards has four suites: hearts, clubs, spades, diamonds.Each suite has 13 cards 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, jack, king, queen.

PUZZLE GAMES:

  Puzzle video games make up a broad genre of video games that emphasize puzzle-solving. The types of puzzles can test many problem-solving skills, including logic, pattern recognition, sequence solving, spatial recognition, and word completion. 

Nondi or Pandi

  Paandi, also known as Pandi or Nondi, is a regional hopscotch game played in rural parts of India (such as Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka and also in certain other countries with large numbers of immigrant Indians.

Five stones:

   The game of five stones is believed to have originated in Ancient Asia, during the Siege of Troy in 1184 BC.The game had been declining due to urbanization but it has been revived by the efforts made in the schools.

LUDO:

LUDO is a board game played by the players by throwing a Ludo, an ancient Indian game which Akbar was addicted to, is now a strategy game taught at business schools.

RUMMY:

'RUMMY' comes from the word 'rum', which is British slang for odd, peculiar, strange or queer. RUMMY is game by grouping match of cards, based on similar sequence or similar matching.


OUTDOOR GAMES

CRICKET:

  Cricket is the popular game of India. It is the national game of England. England had won their first men's world cup in 2019. England, Australia, India, Newzealnd is the challenging national teams for cricket.

FOOTBALL:

The United States is the country which plays football more. However England is called as the Father of football as it has more football associations. It is a team sport because it needs team spirit to win the goal by kicking the ball. The match has two teams with eleven of each team. It is governed by FIFA which takes part in every four years.

BASKETBALL:

  Basketball is played between two teams of five players each. Basketball is a sport of the country Lithuania. It is second most popular sport in India. The teams only have limited time to win the opponent. The offense only has five seconds bouncing the ball as per the rules.

TENNIS:

   Tennis also called as the racket sport, is either played individually with the opponent or with the double players. It is played by millions of players worldwide and is called as the spectacular sport. 

TRADITIONAL GAMES

The traditional games represent the culture which we would have played during our childhood. One of the best known games without any kind of equipment is Kabadi, which is purely based on accurate planning and some kind of strategies. While playing they give a sound kabadi kabadi and play by touching the opposite team. Next widely played game is Kho-Kho which is played in the schools. Kancha or Goli or Lakhoti is also played by children by shooting the marbles by the middle finger. Nondi or Ladder grid is also widely played game. Several other games include Gilli, lotto, Chupur are played traditionally in India.