Top 10 Easiest Sports to Play

i know some sports in this list have some rules that are hard to understand, but this list is about when you play for fun with some pals.
The Top Ten
1 Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

Soccer shouldn't even be a sport. Not all the players run the entire time, and the net is huge! There is no challenge when the net is as big as it is. And I've seen "professional" players kick a ball from 25 to 30 yards away from the goalie, and the goalie doesn't have the vertical to stop the ball or the reflexes to react to it.

Athleticism? Give me a break. They are well-conditioned, and that is all. Put any of them on the field or court in something that requires real athleticism, and they would never survive. And yes, some soccer players are kickers in the NFL, but they are kickers, and they won't play any other position because they don't possess the same athletic ability as required by other positions.

2 Golf Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes from a range of 80 to 600 yards on a course in as few strokes as possible.

To those commenting on golf as the hardest, are you kidding me? Go to ESPN and look at what was rated the hardest sport. Boxing was the hardest and golf was in the bottom 10 as the easiest.

I golf, and although it is difficult, it definitely is one of the easiest sports to do. You can take your time making a shot in complete silence compared to a field goal kicker making the last-second field goal or a basketball player making free throws. You wear Sunday church clothes to compete, and the only thing that looks sporty is the baseball cap.

I must admit, boxing is the toughest. Can you imagine getting punched in your face and body? They must be in shape, and no one will deny that you will get injured. But one thing I noticed is that golfers who only golf are those who are not athletic, while athletes who do golf are.

3 Bowling

THIS "SPORT" IS A JOKE. Seriously, I go bowling all the time with my friends, and at least three out of the six of us get strikes. It's not that hard. You toss a ball down a big slippery alley, and it goes towards the pins. In my opinion, all you are doing is tossing a ball. THIS "SPORT" IS ALL ABOUT LUCK.

You're knocking pins down with a ball. Little kids play bowling. If a five-year-old can knock down a pin, then you can too.

Bowling is easy. That's why people of all ages can play. You don't have to have much physical strength to do it.

4 Basketball Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard at each end.

You see many people using fancy dribbling skills thinking they are good, but most are trash. Nevertheless, it is really easy to understand and pick up.

Easy. You run, defend, and shoot. All you need is good aiming if you want to shoot or the mental ability to take the ball from the person.

Basketball is pretty easy. If you get touched, it's a foul. If you flop, it's a foul. So basketball, yeah, it's one of the easier ones.

5 Volleyball Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

I played volleyball for a long time, and I agree it's pretty easy. I'm a gymnast as well, and compared to the hard training that gymnasts endure, volleyball was a nice break from it. It does take some skill, though.

Although some aspects are hard in volleyball, and coaches can sometimes be merciless in practice, volleyball is an easy sport to learn and play if you have the right amount of strength.

Easy to play as it requires no equipment, and you can have fun just randomly hitting the ball. Hard to play at a high level - takes a lot of fitness and a ton of athleticism.

6 Ping Pong Ping-pong, or table tennis, is a sport where players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table.

Ping pong is easy. It can even be a party game! I don't even see how it's seen as a sport.

Table tennis. Just enjoy and play.

This is easy if you're rallying, but hard because it comes at you so fast.

7 Curling

You throw a rock across ice. I see 6-year-olds do it, I see 60-year-olds do it. No athleticism required, no difficult rules, no strategy involved. Just slide a rock. I don't know why this isn't #1. After watching it the first time, I thought it was a joke. After watching multiple games over the last few years, I still think it's a joke.

This is quite easy. Looking at it, it seems all it is is an easier version of skeeball. Roll and hope for the best.

Basketball and soccer above curling, what a joke!

8 Tennis Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each.

It depends. If you're starting out and playing with your friends, then yeah, it will be easy. But trying to make the climb to the pro tour and competing on tour is extremely difficult.

Tennis depends on your skill level. If you just pancake volleys and serves, and then just push back shots at the service line, sure, I guess that's tennis. But try playing at a UTR 16 level or against Federer, and I doubt tennis is easy.

Tennis is the stupidest sport ever and you don't even need athletic ability. You literally just hit the ball to the other side so...

9 Baseball Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding.

Baseball. What to say first? Well... 90% of the game, you just stand there in the field and do nothing or stand in the dugout eating chicken wings and drinking beer (#Red Sox 2012). If you are a pitcher, you only play every 1 in 5 games, if that.

Actual baseball players say in interviews that they just swing the bat and try to get lucky. Sports Science actually did a segment on this and they proved that baseball players can't know for sure where the ball is, so they must just swing and try to get lucky. Baseball players claim they know where it's going, but that is just to make themselves feel better.

I have nothing else to say. Wait, actually, yes I do. In any sport where the best players are morbidly obese, it must be a joke. It is not a coincidence that the only other sport where this is true is sumo wrestling.

10 Tetherball

A pole in the middle, two players on each side, and a ball hanging from the top of the pole... the only objective is to hit the ball to the opposing side.

May be the easiest "sport"... But to me, it's definitely the funniest haha

Is it even considered a sport though?

Is this even a sport? I thought it was a simple playground game.

The Contenders
11 Boxing Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people wearing protective gloves throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring..

Stand with one foot in front of the other and punch... That's pretty much it.

12 Competitive Eating
13 Football American football is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

Ok, I'm a swimmer and I totally agree with this! I even have a shirt that says "If swimming were easy they'd call it football." Sure, it may be dangerous getting hit and stuff, but really? It's not that hard! My best friend does both football and swimming, and he even says swimming is a million times harder! Besides, at games, you sit on the sideline half the time and don't even play. And when you are on the field, you're not guaranteed to be running. So what I'm saying here is that football is easy.

Football is hard to coach and takes a toll on your body, but it is probably one of the easiest sports to pick up due to its specialization. Every player on the football field is assigned one job (with the exception of the TE and FB, who must both run/catch and block). If you only have one thing to do, it is much easier than having multiple responsibilities.

Additionally, because it is a team sport and highly specialized, there is a position for everyone on the field. If you can throw, you can be a QB. If you are athletic, you can play RB, DB, or WR. If you are big, you can join the OL or DL. So, anyone can be a part of it, and it doesn't necessarily require a broad skill set to excel.

14 Swimming
15 Badminton Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" and "doubles".

Very, very easy. After one round, you'll completely understand the game and be a pro. It's one of my favorites. Really addicting and super fun, also very easy to understand.

Badminton is easy. Just have to swing the racket to the ball. There you go... Badminton.

It's so easy, I find it laughable that someone broke their leg playing it.

16 Netball

It is fun and easy to pick up. You can play on a recreational basis or play competitively like myself!

It's just a watered-down version of basketball.

17 Walking

Okay, even a toddler can do this "sport". Please, this shouldn't even be a part of this controversy.

So you're saying when I walk every day, I am doing a sport? This is not a sport.

What the hell? Walking is harder than soccer?

18 Competitive Cheerleading Cheerleading is a sport and performance activity that combines elements of dance, gymnastics, and acrobatics. Originating in the United States, it has evolved significantly over the years, moving beyond the traditional role of leading cheers for sports teams to become a highly competitive activity in... read more

Cheerleading is super easy... and boring.

Dude, all you do is chant at each other...

19 Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring strength, flexibility, balance and control.

It's very easy to my peers and me. I like to flip, but I don't like parkour, so it's good. But there is one problem: flexibility, a big one.

Yeah, totally one of the most easy sports. I don't see equestrian there!

Gymnastics does not require the same amount of skill as basketball.

20 Horse Riding

You might think it's hard, but really? It's hard for the horse. All you're doing is sitting on it and trying not to hurt its back. It might require some skill, but this is a list of the easiest sports, and this is significantly easier than the rest.

21 Field Hockey Field Hockey is a team sport played on a grass or turf field, involving two teams of 11 players each. The objective is to use a curved stick to hit a small, hard ball into the opponent's goal. Originating in the British Isles, the sport has gained global popularity and is especially well-known in regions... read more
22 Cross-Country

All it takes is stamina. No hand-eye coordination or strength needed. Other sports have running... plus stuff that involves hand-eye coordination and strength, like football, lacrosse, soccer, etc.

This is as much a sport as competitive eating, which it's not.

All you have to do is run. It is very easy.

23 Auto Racing

Really, I get that this is hard. It takes a lot of skill and bravery and all that, but is it really a sport? It takes literally no athleticism at all, and even golf requires more mentality than this. Seriously, I can't see why this is a sport.

24 Softball

Oh my, I've played this sport for a very long time and finally decided to quit after high school. Thankfully, I decided to start rowing, and let me tell you, our warm-up for rowing alone was harder than anything I've ever done playing softball. Honestly, this sport doesn't require much physical activity at all. However, I will say I've gotten hurt quite a lot by the ball. It wasn't anything that couldn't be fixed, though. Softball does require a lot of patience and time dedicated to succeed, but it's not really that hard to be honest.

25 Kickball

This is so easy! I only played this with my friends in elementary school. It's easier than baseball because you're using your feet and it's not coming at you fast. I don't think I have missed kicking the ball two times, and the time I missed it, I was in first grade!

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