Physical activity is offered to every student. Its importance encompasses more than just the benefit of keeping fit. It Increases the students’ self-esteem and mental alertness. Not only does it empower youth and promote higher self-esteem, it also motivates students, enables them to earn better grades, especially in schools where obtaining certain grades is a pre-requisite to staying on the team. Numerous physical benefits include maintaining a healthy weight, preventing chronic diseases and learning the skills necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle after graduating.