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  • Writer's pictureDave Trentadue


According to many studies, kids who play tennis regularly get better grades thanks to the enhancement in the neural connections in their brain. Tennis increases kids’ capacities to deal with stress since it includes mental, physical, emotional and social challenges.

I believe health is very high on most people’s list and therefore here are a few examples of health benefits through playing tennis:

Increasing aerobic capacities Lowering your resting heart rate and blood pressure Improving metabolic function Increasing bone density Lowering body fat Improving muscle tone, strength and flexibility Increasing reaction times

Top 10 reasons to play Tennis:

10. A Longer Life

Scientists and doctors around the world point to tennis as one of the healthiest activities that you can participate in because it delivers overall physical, mental and emotional gains. It will add years to your life.

9. A Happier Life

Tennis engages your mind and body at the same time, unlike a traditional workout at the gym. Because tennis players are more confident, healthier, less stressed and more socially interactive, they are just plain happier

8. It’s Social

On court and off, you’re guaranteed to make friends through tennis. The sport encourages interaction, communication and just plain fun. Plus, it is great for making business connections too.

7. The Whole Family can participate

No matter the age, gender, ethnicity, ability level or fitness level, tennis is perfect for families to play together. Few sports can offer the opportunities for families that tennis can

6. Tennis Teaches Life Lessons

Participants, particularly youngsters, develop a work ethic, learn sportsmanship, accept responsibility, manage mistakes, enhance discipline, learn to compete, cope with pressure and adversity, develop healthy habits, learn teamwork and more

5. Tennis Be Anything You Want it to Be

Looking for competition, social play, team camaraderie, a good workout, time with family or friends, tournaments and national championships? Tennis has all of that , and more. The sport can be anything you want or need it to be.

4. It is Fun

At every level of the game and at every age, from 10 and Under Tennis through the most super-senior leagues, players have fun while getting a great workout.

3. It Develops Your Mind

Tennis requires alertness, tactical thinking and problem solving, and evidence suggests it may generate new connections between nerves, promoting a lifetime of continued development of the brain.

2. Fitness

The constant movement and action in tennis will burn calorie, build muscle, increase bone strength, improve flexibility, fine tune coordination and enhance overall health and fitness

1. It is a Sport You Can Play Your Whole Life

There is no other sport you can play throughout your lifetime from the earliest ages to your latest years—that gives you the physical, mental, emotional and social benefits tennis gives you.

Walter Weinzinger

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May 05, 2022

Best article on Table Tennis

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