Youth sports provide the perfect environment for growing the character traits that can help solve the problems our communities and country face. Jim Thompson, Founder and CEO of Positive Coaching…
Articles that feature the ideas and experiences of some of the leading thinkers on character in sports.
Playing sports all my life has instilled character traits that helps me in life today.
Humility is one of the most respectable and admirable traits that an athlete can possess. The prime essence of a humble athlete is the act of selflessness and modesty which transcends to the world.
There are three character traits exemplified through sports that are applicable throughout life even after the last game is played. The first is being a team player.
Looking at your culture is looking in the mirror. It’s a reflection of your leadership.
Your team values are the character traits each player will strive to embody as a member of the team.
It is remarkable how the seemingly smallest incidents can make a lasting impact when it comes to character development.
How nice it would be if everyone just respected each other’s abilities and their own while cultivating the art of pep talk and listening.
During halftime, the 6 seniors from the Chester football team held a special on-field ceremony where they asked their favorite teacher to come out on to the field and stand beside them. Then, the public address announcer read a simple paragraph --- written by the players themselves --- about why they chose that particular teacher.
Being able to have compassion for others is what creates good relationship s and strong communities. Character eventually leads to individual success.