When you're a kid, playing sports is a way to hang out with your friends and get snacks. Some people go on to play for their high schools and colleges, and a very small number go on to play professionally. But even if you don't play professional sports, it doesn't mean you can't still get together with your friends and throw around the pigskin or toss a baseball back and forth. Given that there are dozens if not hundreds of sports out there, how are you supposed to know which one is good for you?
Maybe there was a particular thing you were good at like running or hand-eye coordination. Perhaps you prefer team sports to individual ones. If running isn't your style, maybe soccer isn't right for you, unless you'd be good as the goalie. There are so many aspects that go into being good at sports other than athleticism. You need to be disciplined, work well with others, and be able to handle losing and constructive criticism. How well you handle each of those things will help you figure out which sport is right for you. Or, you can take this quiz and answer some key questions to find out instead!
Does playing on a team sound better than playing by yourself?
Do you work best in a fast paced environment?
When you're at work, do you look forward to the challenges?
How important is it for you to be the leader?
If you were on a team and had a poor leader, what would you do?
Do you have very specialized skills or more broad ones that can be applied to almost anything?
What would you say is your biggest weakness?
How do you handle being the center of attention?
If someone were to yell at you, what would your first reaction be?
Do you work even if you feel sick or not up to it?
Is there someone that you look up to who has succeeded in what you're trying to do?
Are you the kind of person that's always working to improve themselves?
If you have a task to complete, do you do it until it's done or do you take a lot of breaks?
Can you multi task well?
How do you keep yourself focused?
Do you wish you were more disciplined as a person?
Are you planning on any big changes in life?
If you had to choose, would you rather have hot weather all the time or cold weather?
Do you need to travel a lot to make your life feel fulfilled?
Do you plan your day ahead of time or just work on whatever comes your way?
Would you rather watch sports or play them?
If you're having trouble with something, is it easy for you to ask for help?
Which sport did you play when you were a kid?
When you need to get a workout in, what's your go to activity?
If you were presented with abrupt change, would you handle that well?
Do you think that playing sports builds character?
Which sports movie would you rather watch?
If you had to carb load before a game, what would you eat?
What's the best way to celebrate a win in life?
Do you consider yourself to be in good shape?
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