Sports: a new goal post for youngsters' career

Sports runs in the
veins of India, be it traditional games like gilli-danda and
kabaddi or people's favourite, cricket. There's one Sachin
Tendulkar in every lane of India's town and city, and a Sania Mirza
in every High School. A bag full of gold, silvers and bronzes won
during the recently held Commonwealth Games and 2010 Asian Games is
enough to prove India's love for sports. Sports or games, which were
considered extra-curricular activities have taken a lead lately as a
lot of youngsters plan to pursue it as a serious career option. There
are several sports academies and sports institutes that select and
train talents for different sports. However, sports is a highly
competitive field and it requires a lot of physical and mental
stamina to emerge a winner. We can derive the possibilities of
becoming a good sports-person through one's horoscope, from the
factors mentioned below:

Houses
important to pursue sports as career
The 3
rd
House:
The 3rd House depicts your
enterprise, thinking abilities, dexterity, curiosity and your
analytical skills. It signifies the shoulder in human body. Malefic
planets in the 3rd House provide the competitive edge and
powerful shoulders. It makes the person courageous and sports
oriented. A strong 3rd House signifies a person's
extraordinary qualities of achieving success through hard work and
determination. This is usually applicable in case of extra-curricular
activities like sports.

The
5th House:

The 5th
House rules romance, entertainment and all sorts of recreational
activities. Therefore, it has a close connection with the
extra-curricular, creative activities and sports. So, it is very
important to check the strength of the 5th House and the
Lord of the 5th House along with the cusp of the 5th
House.

The
6th House:

The 6th
House, which is an Upachaya House also plays an important role in the
life of a sportsman because it is the House of competition. Malefic
planets in the 6th House can be a boon for a
sports-person.

Important
Planets for Sports

Mars
Mars signifies the
abilities to take action. A strong Mars in any case will give energy,
vigour and vitality required in any competitive game. Although it is
supportive for the games with a lot of physical action, it may also
help in the competitions that require more of mental exercise.

Mercury
Mercury influences
the intellect. A strong Mercury will make the person agile, versatile
and quick, and enhance the athletic ability.

Moon
Moon's strength in
the natal as well as divisional charts is also very important. Moon
is the significator of the mind. A powerful Moon will give strong
mental faculties, which will help the person to work well during
crisis or under any pressure.

Sun
Sun is the
significator of the 1st House and health. So, it is
important to have a strong Sun to remain healthy and fit for
competitions. A 'DikBali Sun in the 10th House is a boon
for any sports person, as the 10th House not only gives
healthy body, but also enhances the status, leadership, domination
and success.

Important
Signs for Sports

Fiery
signs are very important for inculcating sportsmanship, particularly
Leo sign. Leo is the sign of royalty, status, authority and
leadership. It is the 5th
sign of natural zodiac, so powerful Leo sign is the most favourable
sign for competitors. It gives the competitive edge and ability to
dominate.

So, it is necessary
to emphasize that it is the comprehensive analysis of natal chart,
which enables to understand every facet of the character.

With Ganesha's
Grace,
Tanmay K.Thakar
The GaneshaSpeaks
Team