Category Archives: GUIDANCE FOR CHILD / YOUTH AMATEUR ATHLETES

ACADEMIC PROGRESS RATE NOT KEY TO BIG TIME COLLEGE COACH SUCCESS

Q – How do you spell student athlete? A – winn at all costs “Big-time college football and men’s basketball coaches whose teams meet a minimum threshold for academic success, as measured by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Academic Progress Rate, are far less likely to be fired at the end of a season, according […]

EXCESSIVE SPORTS TRAINING CAN BE DANGEROUS

An obsession with sport could be dangerous – and hide something else “ONE OF THE country’s top sport psychologists has warned about the dangers of striving for elitism in sport.” “Tadhg MacIntyre, a psychology lecturer at the University of Limerick Sports and Exercise Department who consults with the Munster Rugby team said there are real […]

THE THEORY OF RELEVANCE-TIVITY

“Spiritual energy is no less real than any other energy, like electricity for example, but is vastly more important. Spiritual energy is known as universal life force carried by pure love.” This essayist firmly believes in Spiritual health and Wellness, but, just as many religious and other organizations’ creeds, this essayist does not hold with […]

MARIJUANA COMPLICATIONS

When I try to explain the ill effects of marijuana, on humans, including Athletes, which I continue to research, I hear, “Oh, marijuana is no problem, everybody does it.” I’m sorry, but the scientific community knows better, and is ignored by politicians and money grubbers. Smoking marijuana can lead to more than a euphoric high. […]

DEFLATEGATE AND DISRESPECT ARE UNETHICAL AND DISHONORABLE

Sports Builds Good Character….When Good Characters Coach and Play the Sports.” [Athlete Safety 1st] [ The Great Football Coach (Or Basketball Coach) research paper by Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.D.] [ The Missile, Launch To Targets, p. 226] The goals of SRE are • to create sporting environments with fair play, • with the complete […]

ATHLETES MUST PROTECT THEIR REPUTATIONS: DISCIPLINE OR DESPICABLE BEHAVIOR

College and Pro Athletes often become High Profile. Even Child, Youth and High School Athletes begin to take on fame. They are well known, in the spotlight and center stage. Athletes are often under the microscope, unlike fans, others in their peer groups and communities. They occupy a position that attracts much attention and publicity. […]

ATHLETES, STOP PARTYING, BE DISCIPLINED

Parents: Unfortunately, there are College Sports Programs that are not healthy environments for Athlete Participation, where some of the Athletes are consuming large volumes of alcohol, frequently doing illegal and prescription drugs obtained illegally and joining in loose, promiscuous sex. These Athletes are anything but Student Athletes. Disgracefully, immorality is the order of their day. […]

MIKE THE MISSILE KEYS TO SPORTS PARTICIPATION SUCCESS

CHECK LIST OF QUESTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE COLLEGE ATHLETES This is Check List of Questions for the high school athlete when visiting a potential Coach and school where he or she might participate in sports activity. QUESTIONS (?) What are the prospective Coach’s records Does the coach have a good reputation Does the coach have past […]