Types Of Sports – H&S Sports & Fitness
5 Types Of Sports Genres Every Sporty Man & Woman Must Know About
There are many types of sports however there are 5 popular types that every sporty person should know about. If you are planning to take up a sport or just want to know the 5 popular, different types of sports, keep reading as we take you through each one of them.
5 Sport Types:
1. Ball Game/Sports-
Any game that features a ball in it is a ball game or a ball sport. This kind of sport is further categorised as Raquet & ball, Bat & Ball, Goal Sports, Target Sports & Net Sports. Examples of each category include tennis, cricket, football, bowling & volleyball respectively.
2. Combat/Contact Sports-
A sport that requires two people and is a one-on-one sport is known as a combat sport. In this type of sport one opponent wins over another. This type of sport is further classified as Armed Sports, Grappling Sports, Striking Sports & Hybrid Sports. Examples of each category include modern fencing, wrestling such as sumo, Tae kwon do, mixed martial arts respectively.
3. Aquatic/Water Sports-
Any sport that is played on or in the water is classified as water or aquatic sports. This is further categorised as In The Water Sports, On The Water Sports & Underwater Sports. An example of each includes swimming, kayaking & freediving respectively.
4. Winter (Snow & Ice) Sports-
The winter sports include sports played on snow or ice such as ice hockey, skiing, skating etc.
This kind of popular sport ‘track & field’, consists of athletes contesting. Categories of this type of sport include Running, Jumping & Throwing Events. Examples of each include long-distance, triple jump, javelin throw respectively.