Posts tagged "Society"

Sports, Education & Society: Motivation is Best When it Comes From the Inside

We live in a society that is becoming more and more outcome only driven. Whether it is money, fame, scholarship, prestige, power, etc., there are a good number of individuals who do what they do simply because of the extrinsic rewards that may come out of their efforts; nothing else. This is no less reflected... Read more »

Sports: The Benefits of Competitive Athletic Sports Participation in Today's Sports Climate

Re-post: Popular Post from February, 2010 According to the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), there were over 40 million boys and girls participating in organized sports in 2008. With numbers like these, which continue to rise every year, it would certainly be of benefit to highlight the positives behind all this participation. This becomes... Read more »

Process Over Outcome: Has America Forgotten?

The first half of this post’s title references something I truly support and encourage in students and student athletes as a high school educator and former coach. However, as the second half of the title implies, it is also something I believe is starting to become a rare comodity these days. What I would like to do here is... Read more »
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The Benefits of Competitive Athletic Sports Participation in Today's Sports Climate

According to the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), there were over 40 million boys and girls participating in organized sports in 2008. With numbers like these, which continue to rise every year, it would certainly be of benefit to highlight the positives behind all this participation. This becomes especially important with the seemingly heavy... Read more »