Course : Basic Writing
Instructor : Arta Vinca
Date : 10/30/2012
Do Sports keep Teens out of Trouble?
Nowadays, teenagers in general are finding themselves in big troubles and in different
complicated situations which in some cases can be deadly for theme selves and their family.
According to many surveys that are made about teenagers this phenomenon happens because
they concentrate only in doing things that are inappropriate instead of spending more time
playing sports. Furthermore, by playing sports, teens sometimes feel a sense of accomplishment
and also it helps them build self-esteem. Teenagers that play sports not only would do well in
school but also would have a sense of team spirit and team work. These traits are needed to
succeed in life .Moreover, when they participate in sports, their chances of being involved in
troubles are minimized therefore, I strongly support the fact that Sports keep teens out of
First of all, every teenager had trouble at school or at home and needed to go somewhere and
find condolence. The place where they could find that was unfortunately bad source which
may be good at the first sight but then those who accepted and welcomed them end up
joining them to street gangs and bad companies. In addition, teens who start being criminals at
age of 15 end up having the longest criminal rate record. This can also be proved by the fact that
in the last fifteen years, the rate of crimes among teenagers has increased by 30%. If this
percentage of crime continues increasing in this rate, youth in general are being permanently
risked from criminal behavior. In spite of this situation, the most effective way to reduce teens
crime is to keep them away from different criminal activities before it's...