An athlete competes individually or as part of a team in organized sports including football, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, running, skiing, hockey, rugby, gymnastics and baseball. He or she practices and trains regularly in order to improve his or her skills and performance. Very few athletes actually play professionally. For those who do, it is only after years of playing school or club sports and training.3-
high school, college or club teams. Other athletes, including tennis players, golfers, swimmers, bicyclists, runners and gymnasts, receive private or group lessons as part of their training.
Physical Education, Court Sports, Weight Lifting, and Sports & Officating