THERE’S NO “I” in TEAM: But is There a Me?
What does there’s no I in team mean? there’s no “I” in “team”: teamwork involves thinking of others, not just oneself. idiom. This idiom plays on both the literal sense (the letter “i” is not present in the word “team”) and the figurative (team members should not focus on “I”, meaning that they should not be individualistic). But what about “me” in sports?
THE ATHLETIC JOURNEY: For Better or Worse?
he metaphor of the “journey” represents the road that each athlete travels as they grow and develop from young children first exposed to athletics and new sports, to young teens learning what it takes to be successful and what it means to work towards a goal, to young adults learning how to compete at higher levels.
ATHLETIC SUCCESS: What’s Your Prediction?
It’s not all about the wins and losses; success is the complex equation of overall and personal growth and achievement that occurs in every sport! “Success is the peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE: Getting the Most!
What is the key to top athletic performance? Drink Well, Eat Better! 1 To have your best performance, what you eat may need to improve. Eating well can also help you avoid dehydration, hitting the wall (bonking), general exercise fatigue, and more. Fuel your body right to get the most out of your efforts.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Redemption or More Regret?
When you give it all you’ve got, you won’t feel regret and you’ll feel great pride in having left it all out there in a competition. But what happens if athletes perform poorly or engage in unscrupulous acts off-the-field (e.g., domestic violence) leaving teams, family members and fans at a crossroads?
SPORTS COMMUNICATION: The Danger of the Miscue!
In sports such as football, baseball, and billiards, a miscue is an instance of failing to kick, hit, or strike the ball properly. Failure is very much a part of sports. There are plenty of opportunities for players to make mistakes during competition – and these mistakes can feel devastating. What’s the best way to keep your confidence high after making a mistake or error? All players, no matter how talented, make mistakes in competition.
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