Sports by Category

Category: Combat Sports
Sport Description Category
COMBAT SPORTS

Sports where competitors engage in direct physical combat. This can include striking and grappling techniques, and victory is often achieved by points, submission, or knockout,

Combat Sports
Boxing

A sport that involves two opponents throwing punches at each other within a ring. Points are scored for clean and effective blows. 

Combat Sports
MMA

A full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground. It incorporates techniques from various martial arts. 

Combat Sports
Savate

A French kickboxing sport that incorporates both hand strikes and kicks, with an emphasis on flexibility and precision. 

Combat Sports
Wrestling

A sport that involves grappling techniques to gain control over an opponent. Wrestling has various styles, including freestyle and Greco-Roman. 

Combat Sports
Category: Training
Sport Description Category
TRAINING

All Athletic Training, including coaching and personal Trainers

Training
Coaching

Coaching

Training
Fitness Model

Fitness Models

Training
Personal Training

Personal Trainers

Training
Category: MISC.
Sport Description Category
MISC.

Misc, Category / Non-Sport, including parents of athletes, sponsors, Promoters, and fans

MISC.
Fans

Fans of Sports

MISC.
Parents

Parents of Athletes

MISC.
Promoters

Promoters of athletes and sport events

MISC.
Sponsors

Sponsors of sports and athletes

MISC.
Category: Extreme Sports
Sport Description Category
EXTREME SPORTS

Sports that involve a high level of risk and often require physical skill and courage. These sports push the limits of what is considered normal or safe.

Extreme Sports
Armwrestling

Armwrestling

Extreme Sports
Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding

Extreme Sports
Bull Riding

Riding a bull, part of a rodeo

Extreme Sports
Canal Jumping

A recreational activity where participants jump or dive into canals, often combined with swimming or floating. 

Extreme Sports
Climbing

Includes rock climbing, indoor wall climbing, and other forms and variations.

Extreme Sports
Cross Fit

Cross Fit

Extreme Sports
Cycling

Cycling

Extreme Sports
Mountain Biking

A sport where participants ride bicycles off-road, navigating through varying terrains. 

Extreme Sports
MX (Motocross)

MotoCross, including supercross and arena cross

Extreme Sports
Parkour

A training discipline involving running, jumping, and climbing to move through urban environments efficiently. 

Extreme Sports
Rock Climbing

Ascending natural rock formations or artificial climbing walls using various climbing techniques.

Extreme Sports
Rodeo

All things rodeo, including the rodeo clown

Extreme Sports
Street Workout

Street Workout

Extreme Sports
Surfing

Surfing

Extreme Sports
Category: Traditional/Folk Sports
Sport Description Category
TRADITIONAL/FOLK SPORTS

Traditional or folk sports are sports and physical activities that have deep cultural roots and are often passed down from generation to generation within specific communities or regions. These sports are integral to the cultural heritage of a group of people and are often reflective of their history, values, and way of life. Traditional or folk sports may not always have standardized rules or formalized structures, but they play a crucial role in fostering community cohesion, preserving cultural identity, and providing entertainment. These sports are distinguished by their connection to the traditions and customs of a particular cultural or ethnic group.

Traditional/Folk Sports
Boli-Khela

A traditional sport from Bengal, India, where players use a wooden ball (boli) and a curved stick to hit it. 

Traditional/Folk Sports
Buzkashi

A traditional Central Asian sport where horse-mounted players compete to place a goat or calf carcass into a goal, showcasing strength and horsemanship.

Traditional/Folk Sports
Caber Toss

 A traditional Scottish sport where competitors toss a large, tapered pole (caber) end over end. The goal is to flip the caber, landing it in a specific position. 

Traditional/Folk Sports
Camel Racing

A traditional sport in Middle Eastern and North African countries, where camels and jockeys compete in races across desert terrains. 

Traditional/Folk Sports
Canoe Slalom

Derived from traditional canoeing practices, canoe slalom involves navigating a canoe or kayak through a challenging whitewater course.

Traditional/Folk Sports
Eagle Hunting

: A traditional sport in Central Asia, particularly among Kazakh and Kyrgyz communities, where trained eagles are used for hunting.

Traditional/Folk Sports
Gaelic Football

A traditional Irish field sport that combines elements of soccer and rugby. Players use hands and feet to move a ball through the opposing team's goalposts.

Traditional/Folk Sports
Hurling

A traditional Irish team sport that combines elements of field hockey, soccer, and lacrosse. Players use a wooden stick called a "hurley" to hit a small ball (sliotar) into the opponent's goal. 

 

Traditional/Folk Sports
Kabaddi

A contact team sport that originated in South Asia, where players take turns sending a "raider" into the opponent's half to tag as many defenders as possible without being tackled. 

Traditional/Folk Sports
Kabaddi(Amer)

An Indigenous sport of Native American origin, played with a leather ball. Teams compete to score points by throwing the ball through the opponent's goalpost.

Traditional/Folk Sports