In this community lately, there has been discussion lately on sports possibly being removed from the high schools. Although, they get the most recognition that does not mean that just because one little thing it gets removed and completely forgotten about. In fact, so many people do high school sports in the text “Are High School Sports Good For Kids” it explicitly states “Here in Michigan almost 300,000 young people take part in high school sports every year.” This scene particularly shows that many youth athletes participate in high school sports in only one state alone. On the bright side, if you are getting that many participants and students your high school will eventually get noticed for the talents of these young scholars. In continuation,
thought that a coach is to stand up for what he or she believes to be true and right. Developing an athlete-centered approach to coaching, will allow coaches to make ethical and moral decisions for the well-being of their athletes, and create opportunities for success at all levels of an organization.
On February 19, 1998, I was born in New Albany, Mississippi. Three days after I was born, my family moved to Detroit, Michigan, which I think is kind of crazy since you are supposed to stay in the house after you are born.
Have you ever told anyone that you think dance is a sport and they have disagreed with you? A lot of people say that dance isn't a sport, but I disagree. I am going to be telling you three reasons why I believe dance is a sport. My three reasons are competition, practice, and dance is a stress reliever.
How do you make a kid a good baseball player? According to Mike Matheny who wrote “The Letter That Went Viral”, it is not hitting home runs, or being the fastest baserunner, it is about being a good sport to one another. Hustlin and not losing focus are qualities of good sportsmanship. In this inspirational essay, we see a coach shifting the focus on how it is good to have a lot of sportsmanship. I agree with Mike Matheny that if you want to be a good baseball player, you need good sportsmanship. To show this is true, consider the body paragraphs of characteristics of a good sport, and being a good baseball player.
Have you ever grown to dislike something that you once loved? And I don’t mean something you liked that one day you just got bored of. I mean you loved this it was you whole life, then over time you just built up a hatred for this once great thing. For me this would be football. I still love to watch and talk about football, but I could never play the sport again. Keep in mind I finished out high school football, but I stopped liking it years ago. I think that is because during football I have built friendships and connections that will last a lifetime.
The foundation of the house is what will set the course for the piece that follows. The groundwork that my parents and ancestors have laid out for me to follow and guide me onto the right path. On both sides of my family, the major cornerstones are to serve and or give back to your country. Every male in my family in the past century has been involved in the military or served the country to assist those who serve. My dad’s father fought in the Korean War, while my father himself had fought in the Vietnam War. After the military, my father continued his service to his country in a different form. He became a California Highway Patrol Officer. My mother’s grandfather had volunteered
Ever since I could remember sports have ruled my life. When I was a young boy I played football and baseball. I loved playing both of these games tremendously. As I grew older I distanced myself away from football as I wanted to focus solely on baseball. Although I stopped playing football in the sixth grade, it taught me many things I will never forget. I have now played baseball up to my twelfth grade year in high school and all four years of my high school career I have started for the varsity team. Baseball is my passion. Baseball is the fuel to my fire. It has taught me countless things including determination, respect, and teamwork. These skills I have learned won’t just benefit me on the baseball diamond, but it will help me through every aspect of life.
Concussions and countless injuries don 't sound very fun, however contact sports involve much more than just injuries and people hurting each other. Contact sports are the building blocks of a true gentleman since they benefit in every single aspect of maturity. Many experts agree that the benefits of being active and being involved in contact sports outweigh the risks of possible injury. These are values of Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship which are eventually what makes the game special for those who enjoy the environment and culture they create. They define the game.
From the Friday night lights to the last second goal, school sports are a major part of the high school journey. In fact, according to "Are High School Sports Good For Kids?" by Daniel Gould, Ph.D., over five million students from the United States participate in a school sport. High school sports are a great way for student-athletes to stay healthy, make new friends, and be a part of a team atmosphere. In addition, school sports keep kids off of the streets and lower the athlete's chance of committing a crime.
Colorguard or winterguard is a sport of the arts that can be performed by all genders, and of all ages. It is a performance based activity that utilizes dance movements, hand-eye coordination, technique, and talent. Despite being ostracized sometimes by the ignorant people at school, colorguard has shaped me into a better person through keeping me active and in shape, giving me amazing best friends, and teaching me discipline.
1. One of the most inspiring things in any athlete’s life is there coach. I know from personal experience. Every coach I’ve ever had has a had an impact on my life in a big way
I am Nick Drew, senior football player at Campbell University looking to one day become a Division 1 Football Head Coach. What I want in life is for my family and I to be happy and successful. I think those are two of the biggest, yet simplest things about life. If I’m happy and successful then I believe that everything else will fall into place. Along with my family being happy and successful I also want my players that I coach to be happy and successful. I believe those are two of the main things that I’d build my coaching philosophy around, making sure the players are happy and successful within the sport as well as in life. “Our philosophies determine the way we view objects and experiences in our lives as well as the way we view people
For many years I was interested in becoming the greatest soccer player in the world but I practiced only like once every two weeks. I started noticing that all of my friends were surpassing me in soccer and becoming a lot better than me. I asked myself, “how am I going to become the greatest soccer player in the world if I rarely practice and all my friends are becoming better than me?”. I told myself that I would become better than all of my friends again and that I would practice everyday for three hours. I asked myself, “am I actually going to meet my goal of becoming better than all of my friends and am I actually going to practice for three hours every day?”. I decided that I would meet my goals because I was going to try to become a really good soccer player.
Transferable values like leadership and communication are not only applied to sports, but also constantly through school and the work place. Communication and leadership skills can be taught through teamwork. Teamwork consist of motivating others and working together to achieve a common goal. Teamwork also delegates duties and constructive feedback to their teammates. For instance, I did wrestling in high school and I became one of the captains during my senior year. I learn the essence of leadership and what it meant to be a leader for others. I serve as a role model through my diligence and discipline at not only practices and meets, but also during school. I motivated my teammates on and off the mat through my academic excellence. I am now currently the president of the Filipino student association at Houston Baptist University. Many of the leadership qualities I have acquired through wrestling is applied daily to the club I represent on campus. While these transferable values show great importance in sport, these values are also highly desirable in society because leadership foreshadows the potential impact the individual will make in the