What is a Team Sport?

Team sport involves a group of people who interact directly and simultaneously to achieve an objective. Typical objectives include facilitating the movement of a ball or other object in accordance with a set of rules to score points.

Many team sports require a high level of commitment, training and dedication from the player. The ability to focus on a goal and overcome setbacks are essential to success in any sport.

The skills and lessons learned in team sports translate to life beyond the court, rink or field. Learning to take accountability for mistakes, accept setbacks and learn from them, and work with other people to achieve common goals can make a big difference in a person’s future.

Some of the most popular sports in the world, such as football and soccer, are team sports. Other notable ones include cricket, ice hockey, and rugby.