Category Archives: COACHING ATHLETE SAFETY 1ST

SPORT BUILDS GOOD CHARACTER WHEN GOOD CHARACTERS COACH, PARTICIPATE-IN AND SURROUND THE SPORT

Georgia Football fired head coach Mark Richt (said to be mutually agreeable) finishing this season 9W – 3L. He record was 145W – 51L, 73% SEC winning record, averaging 9.6 wins per season and winning two SEC titles during the 15 seasons with the Bulldogs. If Georgia wins their bowl game this season, Richt will […]

CONGRESSMEN INTRODUCED THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SAFETY STUDY ACT

“At least 11 high school football players have died this year, either from head or neck injuries or heat-related illnesses. The most recent was a 17-year-old football player in Silver Springs, Kansas, who collapsed on the field after scoring an extra point and could not be revived.” “Those numbers are raising concerns and have caught […]

SPORTS MOMENTUM

An Athlete must concentrate and focus his/her attention and mental effort primarily on Internal, self-imposed Positive Motivation. Secondarily, the Athlete must focus on External, Coach/mentor-enacted Positive Motivation. An example is The Little Engine that Could who said, “I think I can, I think I can,” and thus The Little Engine became “process oriented,” not “outcome […]

COACH, CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE RELATIONSHIP

COACH, AMATEUR CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE RELATIONSHIPS Occasionally, during Sport Participations, Adult Coaches and Child (less than 18)/Youth (15-24 U.N.) Athletes interact similarly to Grizzly Bear Boars, Sows and their Cubs. The Boars and Sows are devoted to the Cubs when sucklings but become undevoted and abusive when the Cubs are weaned. “The greatest enemy […]

SPORTS, RECREATION AND EXERCISE COACHING ACT

1st posted May 30, 2012 by admin · Reposted Feb 28, 2014 A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO CURRENT STATE AND FEDERAL CHILD PROTECTION PUBLIC LAWS FOR THE ENACTMENT OF A COACHING LISCENSE FOR COACHES OF CHILDREN WHO PARTICIPATE IN SRE. AN ALTERNATIVE: NEW STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.(posted first, December 9, 2011 by admin) INTRODUCTION The State […]

FLAGRANT BASKETBALL FOUL CONSEQUENCES

The “Knockout Game causing Concussions,” the “Bounty Game” when football opponents are taken from the field and unable to return to a game with Concussion, Settlement with NFL Players for “NFL Concussion Mismanagements” or an “Intentionally Flagrant Basketball Foul” that causes Concussions and other injuries incidents can all lead to criminal charges and personal injury […]

SICK SPORTS VIOLENCE

Ex-basketball coach gets probation over play devised to hurt student heckler Oct. 1, 2013 Maria Giordano “FRANKLIN — Former Summit High School girls basketball coach Angela Muir has entered a plea of no contest and negotiated a plea agreement for her part in devising a play to hit a student spectator in the face with […]

TRAINER FIRED AFTER CLASH WITH COACH PETRINO

WKU football | Report says trainer fired after clash with coach Bobby Petrino “Western Kentucky University football coach Bobby Petrino questioned the medical decisions by a WKU athletic trainer who later was fired in the spring, according to a report. An online article by The Chronicle of Higher Education about friction between athletic trainers and […]

SPORTS TRAUMATIC EYE INJURY

Proper Coaching Supervision will insure that required Eye Protection is utilized in Sports Recreation and Exercise (SRE). “Sports and recreational activities seem to be increasing in significance as a source of ocular trauma. These activities are responsible for up to a quarter of eye injuries, usually with basketball and baseball as the most frequent reported […]