The Little Things Matter

The Little Things

The little things don’t matter. Does it really matter if my stance is perfectly balanced? Do I really need to get my hands on that exact spot for my block? Does my first step really have to be 4 inches? What’s the big deal? These are such little things that can’t matter that much, right?…

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Peer Pressure in Teens

peer pressure in teens

Peer pressure in teens today I think can better be described as peer influence. It’s less about being pressured to something against your will. I believe kids are stronger willed today than ever before and have much more information to draw from when making choices. Peer pressure is more about being influenced by the actions or…

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How To Be a Good Teammate

how to be a good teammate

One of the great things about football is that it teaches you how to be a good teammate. This is a lesson that serves us our entire lives. We’ve all heard about the chemistry of great teams. It’s not something you can see or measure but it’s there. It’s always there in great teams. First and…

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Athletes and Social Media

athletes and social media

Athletes and social media can make for a very dangerous combination. Not everything we think or feel should be broadcast to the world. According to the Pew Research Center, 94% of teens are online daily. Of that number, over 71% say they use multiple social media platforms. These numbers will only increase as our technology…

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