Football is a great sport to teach young boys to work for what they want which is winning the game and eventually taking the championship. When my child plays football, he will gain character and that he can use that to benefit him on life skills. Although some would argue that their child cannot play football because it's too dangerous and is a great cause of concussions or any type of injuries, parents also need to understand the viewpoint of their children. Understanding they want to do and extracurricular activities they want to be a part of.
They are concentrating on the amicable competitiveness that team rivalries allow, creating fun contests for viewers. Not only is football good for the viewer, it is highly effective as a way to teach the youth, adolescents and young adults are taught valuable lessons that can be applied to any profession, regardless of physicality. These lessons are in subjects of legitimate necessity, such as persistence, teamwork, and conscientiousness, all of which should not be denied the ability to reach
In the photo, soldiers are playing football because a ceasefire is announced, so the smile in soldiers’ faces can be considered as a way of celebration. Soldiers in the photo “knew where [they] stood” (31) and “knew the score” (31), in contrary, soldiers in the story don’t know if they are winning or losing, they don’t know what is happening outside and they don’t know when all this will end. They still are able to make the war sweet, because in addition to their childish attitudes, they had “the kind of boredom that caused stomach disorders” (33). In order to find another occupation, for instance, all soldiers were watching Norman Bowker and Henry Dobbins playing checkers which was “a ritual for them” (31). While soldiers in the photo was celebrating the ceasefire by playing football, soldiers in the story played checkers and chanted the rhymes to be occupied and to not get crazy due to boredom or not knowing what is happening at the
In the photo, soldiers are playing football because a ceasefire is announced, so the smile in their faces can be considered as a way of celebration. Soldiers in the photo “knew where [they] stood” (31) and “knew the score” (31), in contrary, soldiers in the story don’t know if they are winning or losing, they don’t know what is happening outside and they don’t know when all this will end. They still are able to make the war sweet, because in addition to their childish attitudes, they had “the kind of boredom that caused stomach disorders” (33). In order to find another occupation, for instance, all soldiers were watching Norman Bowker and Henry Dobbins playing checkers which was “a ritual for them” (31). While soldiers in the photo was celebrating the ceasefire by playing football, soldiers in the story played checkers and chanted the rhymes to be occupied and to not get crazy due to boredom or not knowing what is happening at the
There were times in his coaching career where the local radio or newspaper would criticize him if his team was losing. He would hold his head high and show up every Sunday to perform his duty as coach. He never tore his players down with insults or used profanity to achieve his goals. Tony has always strived to be an example of someone who treats people fairly, respectfully and with kindness. Although he is known mainly for his involvement in football, Tony has said in several interviews that football was not his life.
Coaches number one thing they should do to protect their players is practicing “heads up” football. Heads up football is a practice of not lowering a player's head before they make impact. Players should never lower their head before a hit because if two players are going full speed at each other and they collide hitting heads they will most likely get a concussion from the impact. Another way players can be protected from getting concussions and head injuries is to have a good fitting helmet, good fitting pads, and a mouth guard formed to fit their mouths. Players equipment is the most important thing to keep them from getting injured.
As many people have said: “Be yourself because everyone else is taken.” In the book Gym Candy by Carl Deuker, Mick Johnson, a running back who played for the Shilshole high school varsity football team, is not a good example of being oneself. Mick wanted to be better than the rest and go beyond what he was capable of doing, but in dishonest ways. He used steroids to try to help him be the best running back on his varsity team. Little did he realize, taking steroids would cause him major side effects and regretful consequences that would affect him in the future.
Webster was a football player with Pittsburgh Steelers; he anchored the teams front line and aided them in achieving four robust super bowl wins. Only later did he begin zapping himself and ranting at strangers, a habit that got attached to him after severe health deterioration. It was the peak of such health degeneration that saw his death at age 50 from a heart attack. Webster died without realizing the reason behind his deteroriation. Dr. Omalu knew nothing concerning football and thus didn’t have the complete list of players
Football has always been part of life starting when I was a little boy. It wasa real long time ago I could not remember much but I do remember all of theexcitement and the yelling and at times the crying that feeling of some sort ofdepression when your team loses the play, the ball gets intercepted or fumbledand even losing the game. But on the other hand you have the feeling of victorythe feeling of your team getting the ball or picks it up after the fumble and thesense of relief if it was your own team who fumbled it. My favorite feeling is thefeeling of revenge or a touchdown that wins the game. When I was about 10 Istated to noticed a team that began to stand out and with that team I havebecome to realize that one of my favorite if not
Most girls like football players better than baseball. The reason for that is because football is more of a physical sport and you have to be tough. Baseball is a wimpy sport. I played baseball in 5th and 6th grade and I didn’t really care for it. Mr. Hartley was a great coach
During his journey to the NFL Jason Pierre Paul used many habits of mind to help him get through his problems. He used persisting because he could have easily given up and retired, but he didn’t. He also used the habit of mind striving for accuracy because he had to try a lot harder as a result of his hand impediments. He also faced the problem that while he played his hand was in a very large glove to protect it so he couldn’t grab or grip anything with it. He uses the habits of mind thinking flexibly and creating, imagining, and innovating to find new ways to tackle with only one normal hand.
Solving this problem involves not only educating the public, but also eliminating head-first tackles and providing better equipment. Undoubtedly, football is a difficult, treacherous sport but currently no measures are being taken to improve players’ safety. Small things could make a big difference in the NFL. People are getting hurt before our very eyes, and we don’t do a thing about it, we should be appalled our lack of action and let it motivate us to make improvements and needed
Conflict arose about why the NFL was hiding football’s and the league’s responsibility for so long. The lawsuits are abundant, and the evidence is incriminating. Were the revenue, gains, profits, and lavish lifestyles worth the health of the players? The evidence does not play into their favor. Dr. Bennet Omalu’s groundbreaking discovery, countless others’, and the domino effect of everything that has followed was too
The National Football League should be held responsible for the head injuries caused to players, because the improvement of equipment, such as helmets is possible through the use of technology. As a consequence of the physical contact that is required in the National Football League, there are a great number of players that have come to face brain injuries during or after their careers. Many players have productive careers in the National Football League, which help lead to them developing horrific health issues. The players of the National Football League play with great effort and passion until they are physically incapable. In the book, “Slow Getting Up”, author Nate Jackson gives insight to how, “In the NFL, you are alive until you are dead” (Jackson 7).