Every four years every country across the planet partakes in the biggest sporting event; the Olympics. Athletes spend countless hours practicing for their spot on the podium. A podium for three individuals denoted with a first, second, and third place finish and medallion. However, in today's world, children who are playing sports, are growing up all standing on the first-place podium and are all handed participation trophies. YMCA leagues, Little League Baseball teams and every other major youth sports program exemplifies the fact that everyone who plays deserves a trophy to feel accomplished, but that is unnecessary. Giving participation trophies to students gives them a false sense of success later in life.
Adam complains about parking at least three time a day. He is late to economics class every Tuesday and Thursday, and Professor Willis simply cannot take it anymore. Professor Willis told Adam that he needs to wake up earlier in order to get a spot on campus, but sleep is vital to all college students. Sleep should not be compensated for the time to find parking. Adelphi should instead listen to the proposal in this essay, which deals with the plan of action to create more parking spots on campus. Spots are limited, and Adam is not alone. There is a large number of people who have a problem finding a parking spot. Parking is the number one problem on campus for both residents and commuters and a solution is needed. Adelphi has the money and power to create more parking spots on campus by extending both of the underground parking lots. The benefits of extending the underground parking lots will allow for Adelphi to cut down on their shuttle service, permit all students to park on campus, and for less accidents to occur.
A person is capable of learning a skill if they put their time and effort towards what they feel passionate about. Has someone ever wanted to develop an ability that you practice it for hours a day? I did, I have spent around 100 hours a year trying to perfect my loving skill, volleyball. It was a hardworking skill, but enjoyable as well. It is my way of life. The most important years of my life was my volleyball experience in High School.
How many times have you driven past your local tennis courts and seen them filled with happy kids running around and smiling? Probably more than once. Tennis is a popular sport, played all over the world and loved by many. However, more people should play this wonderful sport. It can be played at any age, and at any walk of life, be ye teenager or 65 year old lady. In fact, everyone should play tennis due to its development of physical fitness, mental health, and social skills.
Tony Hawk, the most well well known skater ever, has a net worth of 120 million dollars. Even though he started skating a long time ago he was not always this recognized. This is because skateboarding was completely different both the culture and the tricks. How has skateboarding progressed over time? Skateboarding has many styles that may have contributed to this as well as the culture that was created around the sport. Even the simple fact that people could make money skateboarding helped. Skateboarders got better over the years because the sport got more popular and competitive.
A high intensity game that involves physical attributes and cognitive awareness describes the sport lacrosse. People play lacrosse all over the world and the sport continues to grow in size. The sport lacrosse dates all the way back to when Indians would play for land and resources. The word lacrosse translates to “Little Brother of War”. Men and women of all ages and levels play the game lacrosse to this day. At the Eastern Cincinnati Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, the sport lacrosse qualifies as a club rather than a sport. The sport lacrosse should qualify as a sport because it would reduce costs, more players would join, it offers benefits, and people would consider lacrosse as a more serious sport.
Public schools are in dire need of improvement. If there was one thing I could change from my school, it would have to be the athletic fields. I would make major improvements to the fields. Improving the school’s athletic fields would be very beneficial. It’s important to improve the state of our outdoor fields because it would increase the amount of sports teams that want to rent it, attract new students, and attract money from the government.
The children these days are being turned into lamb chops, marshmallows, and princesses because we are banning sports that use physical contact, even dodgeball. The schools should keep dodgeball as a game in PE. Dodgeball helps with children's athletic skills, letting them participate, and not playing dodgeball can make children soft. There are mainly three points on why we should keep dodgeball in schools.
I highly encourage you to expand the narrow sidewalk running from 3rd Ave. /W. Century Blvd. to 5th Ave./ West Century Blvd. The sidewalk poses a serious threat to walking pedestrians that use the sidewalk to commute everyday to access the shops down at Crenshaw Blvd./ W. Century Blvd. and other little businesses up the street from S. Van Ness Ave./ W. Century
No matter if you're a beginner or a professional golfer, there’s always room to continue to develop and learn. Golfing is the kind of sport that requires deep focus on the mechanics of every motion; success often comes when paying attention to the finest details of every swing. As part of the team at the Charlotte area's 18 hole championship golf course and driving range, the folks at Highland Creek Golf Club are devoted to their sport. As they’ll tell you, the vaunted A swing can absolutely revolutionize your game.
The message that all of my pieces have in common is to get people to associate with hockey in one way, or another. The purpose of using hockey as my main topic is to persuade others to try it, to experience the tradition, or to educate them about why hockey is more than just a sport. It is not a common sport here in the United States, and is sometimes undervalued. Hockey has changed my life for so many different reasons. I believe that it could change other people’s lives as well.
Part of the reason golf is such a timeless sport is that you can always improve your game whether you are picking up a putter for the first time or swinging for glory at the PGA tour. And if you live in the Cincinnati, OH area, there’s no better place to practice and learn golf fundamentals than the golf course at the Tri County Golf Ranch. Here’re a few ways that their golf instruction programs and group lessons can help you up your game this Spring as the weather heats up.
America’s baseball diamonds, soccer fields, hockey rinks, and basketball courts have never been so busy with children. The number of kids involved in an organized sport is not what is so groundbreaking. It’s the way in which children are playing or how their parents are arranging for them to play that may be cause for concern (Ferguson). Much controversy surrounds youth sports with the biggest disagreements coming over parental involvement and the intensity of play. Although there are many benefits for team participation, there is a growing fear that the negatives are starting to outweigh the positives.
Finding ways to keep students interested in schoolwork and increasing their cognitive abilities has been a constant struggle for teachers. It is common knowledge that when a child’s interest wanes, it becomes harder for them to learn and retain knowledge on the subject. One tool that can be used to combat this issue would be the use of an outdoor classroom or learning outdoors. During the late 60’s and 70’s outdoor education was highly recommended in curriculum guidelines to enrich educational experiences, but later declined in the 80’s (Eaton, 1998). Today, outdoor education only plays a small role in children’s education experiences, despite the benefits it could provide. Teachers should take advantage of outdoor education to increase children’s cognitive skills, provide physical and emotional benefits, and decrease the bio phobia many children seemed to have developed.
Organized youth sports are extremely popular among youth and their families, with approximately 45 million children and adolescent participating in the US. There are many characteristics children can develop while playing youth sports such as confidence, self-esteem, leadership, respect, independence, assertiveness, and conflict resolution. Competition can help kids learn more, improve faster and reach a higher level of excellence than they would be able to without the ongoing challenge. Competitive sports can help keep kids active and health as they grow, and other distractions increase that may lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. People argue that it can destroy self-esteem and lead to resentment. Programs and coaches overemphasizing