Not only is it a good way of maintaining a healthy weight, it also improves mental wellbeing. Team sports are particularly good for mixed all age groups, helping to improve social skills, tolerance, leadership, concentration, determination and teamwork.
Public health campaigners have been saying for years that we should be more active. Obesity is one of the biggest public health threats to the UK; the head of the NHS has called it “the new smoking”.
Health benefits of Tag Rugby
Tag rugby codes involve sprinting, tagging, passing and running the line. Health benefits include:
- cardiovascular fitness and endurance
- strength in upper and lower body
- ball-handling and kicking skills.
Other benefits of Tag Rugby
Tag rugby codes also bring other benefits, such as:
- team skills
- social interaction
- communication skills
Getting started with tag rugby
You can play at a local club or find a community like Woolwich Arsenal for beginners. No matter what shape, size or age you are, you’ll find a level that’s right for you.