Archive for January 2011

Trophies (part 3 of 3)

January 31, 2011

What gives youth sport parents the right to abolish a sports tradition? Trophies were meant for winning! Nobody is bigger than the sport.

Trophies (part 2 of 3)

January 31, 2011

Trophies have become just another form of instant gratification, something adults frown upon, but continue to instill into the younger generation.

Trophies (part 1 of 3)

January 31, 2011

What must today’s kids think when they see Olympic athletes receive a small medal for winning, when they get a big trophy for winning nothing?

A Natural Athlete

January 28, 2011

Everybody starts out as a natural athlete in childhood, but very few continue to be one as they grow up. Somewhere along the way most lose the gift. A child’s approach to play is natural — free of self-concept, free of emotional barriers and fears. Approach sports as you did when you were a child, and you will rediscover the natural athlete that lies within us all.

Another sample from the ebook… https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/37097

Gary also shares his G-Wisdom on Facebook

January 24, 2011

Gary also shares his G-Wisdom on Facebook http://on.fb.me/fWYHmC and on Twitter http://bit.ly/fksQRC. Friend and Follow him today!

Just a little jump…

January 22, 2011

Did you know that, even with today’s technology, the simple and inexpensive jump rope is still the best training device for developing athletic ability, especially for the teenage maturing athlete? Skipping rope just a few minutes a day can do wonder for foot speed, quickness, and coordination. Boxers have been using the jump rope for years to become swifter on their feet.

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Another gem of G-Wisdom from the new ebook

January 22, 2011

The Golden Sports Rule

Be a gracious winner. Embrace the golden sports rule; in victory, do unto your opponents as you would want them to do unto you. Celebrate with your teammates, not in the face of your opponents. True winners respect their competitors. Keep in mind that you were better than they only that day…and there will be other days.

To see more samples of his material, go to http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/37097


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