Choosing the right sports activity

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Choosing the right sports activity
Choosing the right sports activity

Before choosing a sports activity, make sure to find one that matches the child's personality so that he or she will want to participate. Here are ideas according to the different types of children!


Sporty children

Some children are naturally athletic because their parents introduced them to the joys of playing sports at a very young age or simply because they like to move and expend their energy.

Sports for sporty kids

  • Skiing or snowboarding
  • Inline Skating
  • Bike
  • Organized Sports

The Intellectual Children

Children who have their noses buried in their books or game consoles are more independent and generally prefer individual physical activities that allow them to reflect and thrive while remaining active.

Sports for small intellectuals

  • Yoga, Tai Chi or Pilates
  • Hiking or biking
  • Golf
  • Jogging
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Canoe
  • Swimming
  • Bodybuilding

Social Children

Children who are social in nature love to play sportsorganized in which they are an integral part of a team with whom they can share successes and disappointments!

Sports for social children

  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Dance
  • Tennis
  • Synchronized swimming

Child Fighters

Young people who are always in opposition and who like to play rough more than anything need a sport that allows them to let go of all that energy while being well supervised.

Sports for fighters

  • Martial Arts
  • Boxing
  • Fight
  • Fencing

Introspective children

Children of calm nature often seek ways to reconnect with nature and their inner peace. They would much rather be alone than be around people.

Sports for Introspective Kids

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Bike
  • Canoe-kayak
  • Yoga, Tai Chi or Pilates
  • Horseback Riding
  • Cross-country skiing or snowshoeing

Competitive Kids

For children who are competitive by nature to be motivated during sports and encouraged to surpass themselves, they must have a chance to prove their abilities. They play not just to relax, but to win!

Competitive Kids Sports

  • Competitive Swimming
  • Diving
  • Team sports (hockey, soccer, baseball, etc.)
  • Competition Bike
  • Gymnastics
  • Figure Skating

Creative Kids

Creative kids love to explore their imaginations and create new things in almost everything they do, even sports!

Creative Children's Sports

  • Dance (ballet, jazz, modern, aerobic, etc.)
  • Figure Skating
  • Gymnastics
  • Synchronized swimming

Daredevil Children

For children who cannot sit still and who are known to always be in search of strong emotions, it is towards physical activities that will make them experience exhilarating adrenaline moments that they must turn around!

Sports for Daredevil Kids

  • Climbing
  • Mountain Bike
  • Skateboard
  • Freestyle Skiing
  • Rafting

Check out our file Physical Activities and Sports for more ideas and tips.

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