As a sport that can be played by both men and women, with a small amount of exercise and a small financial burden, darts can meet the needs of people’s daily exercise and can effectively enhance and improve their physical fitness and health. Therefore, darts is not only a good sport for all people, but also an effective way to cultivate the concept of lifelong sports.
The exercise value of dart sports
Strengthens the body and relieves stress
When throwing darts, the muscles of the shoulders, elbows, wrists, fingers, waist and other joints of the body are involved in the exercise, requiring natural and consistent movements, even force, natural breathing, and relaxation of body and mind. Because it has a significant exercise effect on the human shoulder and neck joint muscles, it has also been called the “modern office disease” nemesis.
Relieves eye muscle fatigue and improves concentration
In today’s world where electronic devices fill all aspects of our lives, more and more teenagers are addicted to electronic games and have developed myopia, astigmatism, and other eye diseases since childhood. The dart thrower is always in the rhythm of “aiming (concentration, control of body muscles) – taking darts (concentration, relaxation),” and long-term dart throwing practice can effectively improve concentration, relieve eye muscle fatigue and prevent vision loss.
Beneficial to intellectual development
In competitive darts, it’s not just a matter of technical precision and hitting the target accurately that can win the game, it’s a matter of using certain competitive strategies to achieve higher and better scores. The brain has to quickly and accurately calculate the target score of the next dart to be hit, and if one dart misses, it needs to quickly change the target score of the next dart to achieve the best combination of scores and the most reasonable number of throws to win. In addition, the brain center is also responsible for controlling the coordination of all body parts when throwing darts to hit the desired score. Therefore, the human brain is always in a state of excitement and activity, which is very beneficial to intellectual development.
As a competitive sport, good psychological quality is the guarantee of ultimate victory. When throwing darts, dart throwers are required to relax, settle down, adjust their mental state, not be affected by any external factors, and devote themselves to aiming and hitting the target point to complete the challenge and transcendence of the self.
The social value of darting
Expanding social means and improving social skills
Darts is both an individual sport and a team sport. The gentlemanly spirit of darts is always present from the beginning of the game to the end of the game, from the high five when the opponent throws a satisfactory score, to the handshake at the end of the game. This is why darts is also known as “the sport of making friends”.
The economic value of darting
Economic value is a measure of the benefits that economic actors derive from products and services. The economic value of the sport of darts is the economic benefits that dart equipment manufacturers, dart clubs, commercial advertising and marketing organizations or individuals receive from the sport of darts, and is divided into direct and indirect economic value.
With the widespread development of darts and many types of tournaments, the sport of darts has been greatly promoted and spread, we can see dart equipment everywhere in companies, schools, bars, etc. at different prices, which leads to the manufacturers to increase the scale of production, increase employment opportunities, and increase the financial tax revenue; the use of equipment, advertising, and sales of tickets in competitive darts tournaments can generate Direct economic profit. All of these contribute to the improvement and development of the dart industry.
Darts is a very cohesive activity, and is one of the best projects for enterprise and institution groups to carry out group building activities. Holding dart activities from time to time not only can subconsciously enhance the unity and centripetal force of unit workers and improve work efficiency, but also can enhance the physical quality of workers, relax the pressure, reduce the number of workers who take leave due to illness, and let employees put themselves into their own with more enthusiasm and abundant physical strength work, indirectly creating economic profits for the unit.