Urban Rec Western Sydney Sports Club
Benefits of Playing Social Team Sports?
Aug 10

Benefits of Playing Social Team Sports?

August 10, 2023 - 6 months ago

Engaging in social team sports offers a wide range of benefits that can positively impact physical, mental, and social well-being. Here are some of the main benefits:


Physical Health: Team sports provide an excellent way to stay physically active and improve overall fitness. Regular participation in sports helps enhance cardiovascular health, build muscle strength, improve coordination, and increase flexibility.


Weight Management: Being actively involved in team sports can assist in maintaining a healthy body weight. The combination of physical activity and social engagement can be more motivating and enjoyable, leading to more consistent exercise habits.


Mental Health: Social team sports can have a significant positive impact on mental well-being. Exercise releases endorphins, which are natural mood lifters, reducing stress, anxiety, and symptoms of depression.


Social Interaction: Participating in team sports provides an opportunity to socialize and build meaningful connections with others. It helps develop teamwork, communication, and cooperation skills, fostering a sense of camaraderie and belonging.


Stress Reduction: Engaging in sports with a team can be a great way to unwind and take a break from daily stressors. It serves as a healthy outlet for managing stress and pent-up emotions.


Confidence and Self-Esteem: Achieving personal and team goals in sports can boost self-confidence and self-esteem. It provides a sense of accomplishment and empowers individuals to take on challenges in other aspects of life.


Time Management and Discipline: Committing to regular team practices and games instills discipline and time management skills, as players need to balance their sports activities with other responsibilities.


Problem-Solving Skills: Team sports often involve strategic planning and decision-making. Players learn to adapt to changing situations, analyze opponents' strategies, and find effective solutions on the fly.


Cultural and Social Understanding: In diverse teams, players get exposed to different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives, fostering empathy and understanding among individuals.


Long-lasting Friendships: Team sports often create strong bonds among teammates, leading to lifelong friendships and a sense of belonging to a community.


Healthy Competition: Healthy competition in team sports can be motivating and push individuals to improve their skills and performance, striving for personal and team excellence.


Character Development: Team sports teach important values like discipline, perseverance, sportsmanship, and respect for others, helping individuals grow as well-rounded individuals.


Overall, social team sports provide a holistic approach to physical and mental well-being while promoting social integration and personal development. Whether it's in a competitive league or a casual recreational setting, participating in team sports can lead to a happier and healthier lifestyle.
 

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CAPTAINS POWER (PRIORITY REGISTRATION)
Aug 10

CAPTAINS POWER (PRIORITY REGISTRATION)

August 10, 2023 - 6 months ago

Not only will priority registration secure your spot in the league for next season, but it will also give you complete POWER and CONTROL over those slowcoaches that missed out! What is priority registration you ask??? Priority registration is 1 FULL week where YOU the captain of your current team get the chance to register for next season before the public get the chance to steal the remaining spots. Spring will be our most popular season during as we cruise into the warmer months, so don’t be THAT captain that cops an earful from your teammates for missing out! Rego’s will dry up quickly…The following are the CAPTAIN’S POWER in which you will receive:

  • SCHEDULING POWER: I am sure everyone is extremely busy throughout silly season – birthdays, work drinks, team dinners… stress less! Captains will have the power to send through four scheduling requests. You will have the opportunity to request early or late games on specific dates to ensure that you can attend BOTH your Urban Rec game and whatever you’ve got planned.
  • PRIORITY TEAM COLOUR: Do you always have a favourite team colour and then realise other teams wear that exact same colour? Register in priority registration and you can block other teams from wearing the team colour in which you desire.
  • CHOOSE YOUR THEME NIGHT: Have the say of which theme you would like your league to run with. 80s? 90s? Superheros? The ball is in your court when deciding what you must make your opposing teams (as well as yourselves) dress up as for an entire evening’s sports.
  • YOUR VERY OWN LEAGUE ACTIVATION: If you have been a member of ours long enough you would surely have been made aware that we love spoiling you lot with beers, party carts, pub nights etc. Register during priority registration and you will pick the exact date of when we will spoil your league with an activation, mark it in the calendar…
  • FUN POINT HEADSTART: How good are our fun point prizes (Young Henrys, Funlabs, mint t-shirts)... Be one step closer to these awesome prizes. A guaranteed +5 Fun Points to your first game of the season - who knows this could be the difference!
  • BE THE DJ: At the beginning of the season you can choose your own playlist or genre for our Event Host to especially play for you! Get their hands off the decks, it’s all about you – YAASS KWEEN!

PRIORITY REGISTRATION WEEK IS ON Monday of the second last week of the season until  SUNDAY. POWER HUNGRY CAPTAINS, GET IN QUICK!!!

T&C’s

  • Captains power requests (scheduling, team colour, theme night and activation date) must be made during priority registration week. Any requests made outside this date won't make the cut.
  • The full registration amount must be paid during priority registration.
  • Deposits do count however they will drop you down the order until the balance is paid.
  • Theme night & activation night will be decided by a majority rule in the league.
  • Team colour will be accommodated in order of which power-hungry team captain replies first!
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