Indoor Sports

The whole idea of indoor sports is to give people a healthy and professionally managed environment to enjoy playing throughout the year. In indoor games, it hardly matters if a person is young or old or a serious high grade player. For beginners, it's the best way to start learning a game as stadiums are often packed with activities.


Today, there are a wide variety of games that can be played in indoor stadiums. Indoor sports include football, hockey, basketball, tennis and even cricket. Indoor games are becoming popular by the day not only for the kids but also for the teens and grown-ups.

Indoor Soccer

For example, indoor soccer is a very common sport in the United States. As a matter of fact, a lot of amateur and professional leagues are dedicated to indoor soccer. Indoor Soccer is also played in other countries though most indoor play outside of North America involves the FIFA-sanctioned game of futsal. Of late, indoor soccer has turned out to be become extremely popular in Mexico.


As far as the rules are concerned, it varies between governing bodies. Most indoor soccer fields are rectangular with turf floors. In many colleges, indoor game is played on basketball courts. According to prescribed norms, the guard walls should be six feet tall. As far as indoor soccer games are concerned, six players per team play the match which includes the goalkeeper.

Indoor Basketball

Indoor basketball is also hugely popular indoor sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing a ball through a 10 foot high hoop under organized rules. Over the years, indoor basketball has come up with a set of new rules besides a number of techniques including shooting skills, passing and dribbling. Players positions are also part of the new set of rules.

Sports Clubs

There are thousands of indoor sports clubs throughout the world. Sports club is an association of multiple sports, which fields a lot of teams under the command of the same umbrella organization. Sports clubs may also refer to sports institutions that practically have a solitary sports team or even at times a single sports department.

However, in general, 'sports club' can mean a football club like Chelsea FC, Newcastle United or Celtic FC where the only teams fielded are football teams. There are however rare examples such as Fisher Athletic which plays football, boxing and athletics or the Catford Wanderers that plays cricket, tennis and badminton. Besides there are the NBA (basketball), NFL (American football) or MLS (soccer) North American sports leagues which can also be referred as sports clubs.

Fitness Sports

Fitness sport is the key to good health. Fitness sport is a misconception. Playing a sport of one's choice helps to keep the body in shape. However, if you are serious to improve your health, it is very important to do a variety of fitness exercises like running, jogging, walking, pushing weights to name a few. It is of paramount importance for sportsmen to put their bodies under a certain amount of stress to increase physical capabilities.