The Benefits of Academic Esports

Can esports be of academic benefit to the world of K–12 learning? Our team answers that question and more in this investigative report.


Key Finding:
As evidenced in the downloadable report below, studies show that academic esports provide many of the same benefits as traditional sports, such as basketball, soccer, football, and baseball. Some of the similarly transferred positive correlations include the development of the following:

  • teamwork                                
  • adaptability
  • communication
  • resilience
  • strategic thinking
  • tenacity
  • sportsmanship
  • self-regulation
  • leadership

Our investigation also demonstrates that students receive a plethora of cognitive and social benefits, including the following:

  • improved hand-eye coordination
  • enhanced attention
  • elevated visual acuity
  • amplified visual processing and executive function
  • superior problem-solving development
  • enhanced self-confidence

And the list goes on. To read the entire report, click the download button below or at the top of this page.

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