David Lloyd Clubs reveals how the sports played as children affects the career paths we choose
From pitch to boardroom
This keenness to push children into sport isn’t just for fun - 43% of parents believe that partaking in sports at a young age could impact on how successful their children are in the future.
The research highlight that almost half (46%) of children play football, followed by swimming (41%) and tennis (30%). The million-dollar question however, is there a correlation between the sports our kids do as children and the career path they end up choosing?
- Football - Accountancy, Banking and Finance
- Swimming - Retail
- Tennis – Healthcare
- Athletics – Technology & IT
- Netball – Teaching
- Hockey – Creative Arts and Design
- Dance – Public Services
- Gymnastics - Engineering and Manufacturing
- Rugby – Business, Consulting and Management
- Judo / Karate – Media and Journalism
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