wellplayed.us encourages kids to get involved in sports because of all the benefits that can come from it when they are done right. This post is a direct copy of a tidy synopsis by Greg Wells and Shawna Silver (July, 2014) of the benefits of getting involved in sports.
Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years…
Henry Thomas is the head of the United States Soling Association. He loves his sport…
celebrated amateur golfer Fred Ridley spoke to the student-athletes about appreciating what they had learned from their experiences as competitive amateur golfers and applying those values and habits of character in the personal and professional lives ahead of them.
This wasn’t image branding manufactured by a PR agency; this is a genuine sportsman.
Pierre de Coubertin envisioned the Olympics as an inspiration, vehicle, and showcase for the values he espouses in his “Ode to Sport”
We like to promote sportsmanship and a spirit of fair play. But when it comes to identifying the world’s best athletes, what’s agape got to do with it?
I don’t know anyone who thinks winning is “the only thing”. Not even Vince Lombardi, to whom that mis-used quote is credited, believed that.
“Adult behavior signs have been posted in a number of Buffalo Grove parks; aimed at adults who take youth sports too seriously, and can ruin the fun with negative behavior.”