Here are a few frequently asked questions related with sports, sports enthusiasts and people who play and live sports.
Listed here are FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) from the World of Sports.
Adventure sports are sports activities which contain the thrill of an adventure and take place outdoors. Hence, adventure sports are also known as outdoor sports.
Enjoying most adventure sports activities requires the use of specialised sports equipment and sports gear for safety and comfort.
Some of the popular adventure sports activities in Ireland are as follows:
Bungee Jumping, Trekking and Mountain Biking
Airsoft Sports, Paintballing and Adventure Camping
Wind Surfing, Wakeboarding and Water Skiing
River Kayaking, Canoeing and Sailing
Power Kiting, Paddle Surfing and Power Gliding
Airsoft is a tactical, combat community sport in which players carry imitation firearms with paint bullets as ammunition; hence, Airsoft is also known as Paintball.
Airsoft and paintball have a variety of game formats. Some of the popular airsoft game formats are as follows:
Airsoft League Format
Paintball Tournament Format
Professional Team Format
Community sports activities are sports activities which are organised by the local sports community or sports society.
Some of the popular community sports activities in Ireland are as follows:
Walking, Jogging and Running
Martial Arts Sports Activities like Judo, Karate, Boxing and Kung-Fu
Cycling, Swimming and Racing
Yoga, Pilates and Physical Fitness Training
Corporate sports events are referred to as team sports events which are organised by companies to encourage team building capabilities in employees and support business objectives.
Some of the popular corporate sports activities in Ireland are as follows:
Running, Jogging and Cycling
Archery, Airsoft and Paintballing
Mountain Biking and Trekking
Hang Gliding and Bungee Jumping
Karting and Racing
Martial arts are referred to as countermeasure combat sports which are aimed at cultivating a person's self-defence.
Some of the popular martial arts activities in Ireland are as follows:
Boxing, Kickboxing and Taekwondo
Judo, Karate and Kung-Fu
Mixed Martial Arts and Wrestling
Motorsports is the name given to the group of sports events which involve the use of motorised sports vehicles for racing or competition.
Some of the popular motorsports racing events in Ireland are as follows:
Motorsport Racing and Kart Racing Events
Rallycross and Rally Racing
Sporting Trails, Trails Navigation and Hillclimb Sprints
Touring Cars and Historic Racing
Autocross and Autotest Motorsport Competitions
Pilates is a physical fitness activity which helps build flexibility and increases physical coordination in conditioning your body.
Some of the popular pilates fitness exercises which are practised in Ireland are as follows:
Diaphragmatic Breathing, Chest Lifts, Chest Stretch Exercises
Leg Lifts, Leg Kicks and Leg Stretch Exercises
Exercise Bands Workouts, Exercise Ball Workouts and Classic Mat Exercises
Also: Rolling like a ball
Fitness training refers to physical training which is aimed at improving a person's strength, flexibility and stamina for greater success in sports activities.
Some of the popular fitness training exercises in Ireland are as follows:
Push-ups, Sit-ups and Squats
Bench Press, Leg Press and Shoulder Press Exercises
Jogging, Running and Sprinting
Yoga, Pilates and Dance Class Routines
Running is a physical fitness activity which increases the metabolism in a running person's body.
Choice of running shoes plays a good factor in determining the effectiveness of running.
Some of the popular running sports activities in Ireland are as follows:
Marathons, Triathlons and Decathlons
Trail Running, Cross-Country Running and Adventure Running
Track Running, Beach Running and Park Running
Racquet sports are sports activities which are played using racquets by hitting a ball or shuttle over a net. Racquet sports can be played as either singles, between 2 players or doubles, between 4 players.
Some of the popular racquet sports activities in Ireland are as follows:
Summer camps are summer training programs for young people which are conducted during the summer season.
Some of the popular summer camping activities in Ireland are as follows:
Outdoor Adventure Camping
Community Sports Training
Summer Computer Camps
Summer Sports Coaching
Winter sports are sports activities which are played on snow or ice during the winter season.
Participating in winter sports activities requires specialised winter sports equipment and winter sports enthusiasts wear warm clothes and use winter sports gear.
Some of the popular winter sports activities are listed as follows:
Recreational and cross-country skiing
Summer sports are sports events and activities which are played during the summer season.
Some of the popular summer sports activities in Ireland are as follows:
Running, Cycling and Athletics
Tennis, Badminton and Lacrosse
Wind Surfing, Wakeboarding and Sailing
Gaelic Football, Hurling for Men and Camogie for Women
Yoga is a form of exercise which aims to balance one's physical, mental and spiritual strength.
Some of the popular yoga training postures in Ireland are as follows:
Standing Yoga Postures
Seated Yoga Postures
Prone Yoga Postures
Supine Yoga Postures
Promoting sports events, sports classes or sports activities by means of various media is called sports advertising.
Some of the popular forms of sports advertising in Ireland are as follows:
Sponsoring Sports Associations
Sponsoring Sporting Events
Sponsoring Sporting Teams
Sponsoring Individual Athletes
Badminton is a shuttle sport which is played indoors, using racquets.
Handball is a team sport in which teams pass and bounce a ball with the aim of scoring a goal.
A hat trick is said to occur when three consecutive goals are scored in a single game of sport.
A tie situation arises when one or more participants in a sports competition have equal scores.
A decathlon is an athletic sports competition consisting of ten events which includes sprinting, hurdling, running, jumping and throwing events over a span of two days.
The ten sports events which make a decathlon are:
100 metres Running Race
400 metres Running Race
1500 metres Running Race
110 metres Hurdles
A helmet is type of sports gear which offers protection to the wearer's head.
A backstroke is a swimming stroke which is swum on one's back. In a backstroke, the swimmer rotates his arms through the water as to propel the swimmer backwards.
Archery is a type of sports in which archers practice the of shooting a target, using arrows with a bow.
A sports association is an affiliation with the setup and organisation of a sports event.