Building Discipline Through Sports
Updated: Feb 15
The power of discipline is essential for every sport as it helps athletes focus and work towards their goals without distractions. Discipline is the practice of consistently following a set of habits and rules to achieve an objective. Beyond sports, discipline is also key for success in other areas of life such as careers, relationships, and education.
What Discipline means to us
Discipline Rift believes that in order to find success in life, you must master the power of discipline. We also believe that participating in sports early in life creates a lifelong sense of discipline in children. This is why our coaches play the vital role of instilling discipline in our students.
Practicing discipline in our programs
In the beginning of our programs, we set a goal of working towards the end-of-season skills assessment for our students. Throughout the season, they are reminded of this goal every time they learn a new skill or practice previously learned skills. This helps our students stay motivated to pass the skills assessment so they can move on to the next level. They must also attend every practice and pay attention, which allows them to practice their discipline skills even further.
Benefits of discipline in sports
There is no such thing as being half disciplined, which is why we believe discipline must be fully mastered in order to be truly successful. Youth sports is a great way to start building this foundation into the child’s life so they are able to master it by the time they reach their adult life. The elements of playing sports help children understand the concept of working consistently towards a specific goal.
If you like to learn more about how we teach discipline through sports, feel free to sign up for the upcoming season or reach out to us below!