Darts benefits; educational, health, Social and Empowerment

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Igos. OAP at WAZOBIA FM
Igos
Igos. OAP at WAZOBIA FM

Darts was the sport of the dart as Sports Effizy with Igos, a pidgin English sports program on Wazobia FM on Wednesday played host to Idada Joachim, Managing director FIJI Ventures Limited and founder of Africa Sports Entertainment and News Network (ASENTV).

Mr Idada Joachim noted that darts offers Educational, Social, Health and Empowerment benefits. Expatiating on the educational benefits of Darts and it’s ability to help stimulate the understanding of numeracy and mathematical operator and how the Telegraph reported that  the British government in partnership with the British darts organization embarked on the GET ON campaign, an initiate that was aimed at using darts to reverse the falling standard of mathematics in school. [1]

The social benefits of darts was also iterated: noting that because darts is a no contact sport, it is not gender or age sensitive and it is the ideal family past time that can impact positively on bonding and cohesion.

Darts been a highly psychomotive exercise  require the player to use all their five senses in additional to coordinated body movement body moves as the players move to and fro the board during games was identified as a huge health benefit. He further noted that amongst other critical health benefits which darts positively impact are sight/vision and mental exercise.

Darts being a global professional sport which offers great opportunities income wise was identified as a major empowerment benefit to the youths. Every sport has three stages; learning, amateur and professional.

The professional Darts Corporation (PDC), the leading organizer of professional Darts offers approximately 15million pound in prize money with the PDC World Darts Championship offering 350,000 pounds, the highest prixe for winner in darts.

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