Japanese archery, Kyudo, is a beautiful art that brings back The ancient skill of the Samurai caste. Practitioners focus more on the synergy between bow and arrow and archer as opposed to the actual result, similar to meditation.
Soccer wasn't part of the curriculum before Pelé. The States largely ignored the sport. And then - Pelé. The combination of grace, flair, and ability forced us off our feet. Children on soccer fields everywhere owe their joy to Pelé.