Flag Football Is Completely Free of Physical Contact And Totally Safe For Kids
No parent would want their little kid to play football at the age of 8 to 13. The nature of the sport is quite fierce for young kids and therefore, every parent would rather have their kid play basketball, baseball, soccer, but not football. What about flag football? This is a sport that looks and feels almost like American Football but does not include the intense physical contact that parents dread so much.
In flag football, your kid will not be tackling a fellow kid. Instead, he/she will be striving to remove a flag or strip of cloth hanging from other players’ jersey. So, flag football is the perfect sport for those kids who like to engage in intense sports that involve a lot of running. KOS flag football camp in New York will start from the month of June this year. Make sure you get your kid participate in this fun-filled sports camp. If you still have some doubts about flag football, reading the below-mentioned points will remove all of them.
- In flag football, kids do not have to engage in physical contact both in the offensive and defensive tactics, which is required in traditional football to get the ball back. All they have to do is remove a flag, which is attached to a belt that every player wears, in order to prevent the other team from scoring. Basically, the rules of the sport remains the same but the players do not need to engage in any sort of physical aggression.
- Your kid will not have to rely on physical force or aggression to score points. He/she will have to instead focus on building a sharp mind, self-control, teamwork skills in order to score points. All of these skills will prove useful for them both in everyday life and sports. Plus, physical contact is actually punishable in flag football. If players engage in physical contact, they will face penalties for their actions.
- You will not to have spend money on getting all the safety gears for your kid that are required in traditional football. Things such as shoulder guards, helmets, padding, etc. are required so that players do not injure themselves while tackling or pulling each other. Since flag football does not include any sort of physical contact, getting these safety gear is not necessary.
- As you can see, flag football is completely safe for kids. If interested, you can have your kid participate in Kids of Summer Sports’ NYC flag football camp. This is one of our fastest growing sport camps. Your kid will get to learn and experience all the actual aspects of real football but without the risk of any sort of physical contact or aggression.
As you can see, flag football is completely safe for kids. If interested, you can have your kid participate in Kids of Summer Sports’ NYC flag football camp. This is one of our fastest growing sport camps. Your kid will get to learn and experience all the actual aspects of real football but without the risk of any sort of physical contact or aggression.