Top 8 Most Difficult Sports In The World

Ever wondered which are the most difficult games to play in this world?  We have compiled some of the most difficult sports in the world. Some of them require great physical physique while others require good physique as well as mind control.

1. Boxing

Boxing is the world’s difficult sport, it requires a good physique. Basically, a boxer is tested for his strength, endurance, and power to get himself punished. Did you know? For a 36 min round, a professional boxer prepares for at least 3 to 4 months.

An interesting fact: Boxing gloves were not introduced for safety purpose, but to increase the hits and dramatic knockouts. The gloves are more dangerous than the bare-knuckle boxing.

Boxing
Boxing

2. Rugby

Rugby is an another form of football, it all started at Rugby school in the 19th century. Rugby not just test’s the physical strength, endurance of a player but also his quickness.

Rugby clothing is designed to be robust and hardwearing than soccer clothes. Initially, the rugby clothes were made of cotton but now they are made up of cotton and polyester mix.

Rugby
Rugby

3. Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts is another dangerous game, In this sport player can make use of grappling, striking and also ground based grappling techniques. Its techniques are mostly from traditional martial arts (TDA). The main difference between TDA and MMA is that TDA is practiced for self-protection whereas MMA is a sport.

Mixed Martial Arts
Mixed Martial Arts

4. Gymnastics

Gymnastics is one of the sports which requires physical fitness and coordination of reflexes along with a great focus to make those difficult moves. One of the common myths about gymnastics is that it is a girl’s game. Did you know? Until Olympics 1928 only men were allowed to compete in gymnastics.

Gymnastics
Gymnastics

5. ICE hockey

Don’t underestimate the strength and skills required for mastering ICE hockey. The player needs to spend 1 hour standing on the steel blade maintaining his balance and change his directions quickly and move constantly. It requires a lot of practice to master this game.

ICE hockey
ICE hockey

6. Football

Here comes the most popular sport in the world. Football at professional level demands more physical strength. A typical football ground is 100 yards long and 50 yards wide. The game continuously moves from one end to another, and the player has to accelerate quickly to top speed and stop in a split of a second. In the high-intensity matches, a player may cover a distance of 100 to 115 km.

Football
Football

7. Basketball

Basketball yet another high energetic sport, involving quicker movements and most importantly jumping. During the game, the player always wants himself to be in better position. Needless to say, the sport requires good coordination with other teammates.

Basketball
Basketball

8. Rowing

Rowing requires continuous raw power generation through leg drive and strong muscular strength for a long stretch making it one of the hardest sport in the world.

Rowing
Rowing

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