Racket sports are entertaining, fun, fast and has great health benefits as well. Because of the low risk of injury it can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. When played regularly it improves reflexes, hand-eye coordination and balance, while toning and strengthening the core muscles, upper and lower body.
“Regular badminton and tennis are sports most protective to health”
Table Tennis - Badminton - Short Tennis
It’s great for working up a sweat and increasing your heart rate, thus helping to keep your heart strong and healthy. Not only is it a good cardiovascular exercise, it is also a great aerobic workout. When running about the table or court your heart rate increases and your body’s requirement for oxygen becomes much higher, therefore you breath heavier, faster and deeper, which increases lung capacity in addition to how efficiently your lungs use oxygen.
Racket sports force you to move both back and forth and side to side. This helps improve balance and weight shifting, which can lower your risk of falls.
Racket sports also serve up a strong social component. You play against other people, either as a single or part of a doubles team, while other exercises like running, swimming, and cycling are more isolated activities. Frequent social contact is essential for a long and healthy life.
Badminton, Table Tennis and indoor Tennis are played in our main sports hall between: Every Wednesday 12 – 3 pm