Coaches Sports Philosophy Network
You are in the process of finishing a course you began years ago when your parents enrolled you in kindergarten to begin your educational journey. Your journey has included growth in many areas. The academic challenges met, the social skills developed, and the physical growth seen, are all a part of the bigger picture of educational process.
You participated in sports for a variety of reasons. You may have loved the challenge. It could be you liked the camaraderie of being on a…Continue
Added by From The Sidelines on May 23, 2013 at 12:54pm — No Comments
Last fall’s season with my women’s volleyball team helped me to understand the importance of having good captains. I had only three returners from a previous season roster of fifteen players. I completely understood how crucial it would be for those who would be in the position of leadership.
Having been in athletics for thirty-five plus years, I have dealt with different team compositions and have had to depend on the quality of my…Continue
Added by David Herron on March 4, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments
“One of the most important benefits of athletics is that it is a microcosm of life. Competitive athletics provide us with a mirror for our real attitudes.” (Wes Neal, The Handbook on Athletic Perfection)
What someone does in the “heat” of competition often reveals some of the hidden qualities of the heart. Athletics can also be used to develop one’s character through the refining process of training, practice, and competition.
“Athletic Contributions to Life” (Bruce Foster,…Continue