Archive for May 2012

Team work

May 23, 2012

Showcase your talents, but within the constraints of the team. Individual effort can never outperform the team. A team playing as one unit has a collective focus, they are a combined force. Teamwork is when everybody plays a role and nobody plays out of control.

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Nobody is bigger than the sport

May 11, 2012

When I was young, we knew how hard it was to win a trophy. We knew the sacrifices it was going to take, the sweat that was going to be drained from our bodies to finish first, to be the best. Now trophies are handed out like snacks after a game. What gives youth coaches (dads) the right to abolish a sports tradition? Trophies were meant for winning. Nobody is bigger than the sport. Is it the dads who never earned a trophy, the old fashion way, who eagerly stomped out the tradition for their kids?

It’s Worth The Risk

May 4, 2012

Anybody can be a nobody, but it takes a strong person to be a somebody. It takes courage to achieve greatness. You have to put yourself to the test. You have to take risks, and when things become difficult, you have to stay strong in your attempt. You may bend but not break. To be somebody isn’t for everybody.


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