Essay about The Football Team At Pact

1021 Words Dec 1st, 2015 5 Pages
Football Team at PACT We should have a football team at PACT because it will get students in shape, the players will develop better friendships, and football will teach the players important life skills. Students will need to use all 3 of these techniques to be successful in life. When students join the football team, they will do so much better in life than they always have been. Students will want to get in shape, and football is the best way to help them get fit. Students will get in better shape because they will be doing conditioning during practices and games. Players will also be doing training off the field, such as bench-pressing, curl-ups, pull-ups, etc. To stay on the football team, the players will need to stay in great shape. The players will be healthy and won’t want to do drugs or alcohol, because of their healthy bodies. “According to a report from the National Federation of State High School Associations, studies show that student athletes are less likely to participate in unhealthy or risky behavior when they are playing sports in high school. The same report By the NFHS cited A 2002 study by the Department of Education found that students who spent no time in extracurricular activities in high school were 49 percent more likely to use drugs and 37 percent more apt to become teen parents. Just four hours in an extracurricular activity like sports each week dramatically improved those numbers” (Grace Chen, 10 Reasons Why High School Sports Benefit…

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