Karate or Kickball? Fencing or Football? The Best Sports for Kids with ADHD

Active kids are healthy kids, but not all sports play well with ADHD traits. Learn why parents and experts recommend martial arts, swimming, tennis, and 7 other sports to promote health, self-esteem, and teamwork.

Tennis

Tennis is an ideal sport for individualistic kids who thrive when competing against themselves to master a new skill. Tennis requires neither coordinated teamwork nor heavy concentration, a plus for many ADHD kids. Plus, hitting tennis balls can be a great way for your ADHDer to release any anger or frustration he feels from a challenging day at school, for example.
  • 5 / 13