Honor in Defeat

There comes a time when your integrity is tested in the heat of battle. Two weekends ago, I failed that test but the recognition of being tested and my grade is of major importance. Of course, this all begins with the notion of competition, where I am at my best and my worst.

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Antonio Harrison
Coaching Your Kid

I swore I would never do it, but this past week I found myself coaching my son's team. I had to reflect on how it went because I wasn't sure if I was going about it the right way. Then I thought of my Dad...

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Antonio Harrison
A Coach's Responsibility

There is an old adage that sports build character and I find that to be false. The game does not build character. The game can enhance character. What the game really does is reveal character. Now, there is another aspect to consider here. If sports do not build character than what does? The answer, the Coach. Of course, it all starts at home but parents aren’t (or shouldn’t be) relying on sports as the only avenue for character building. That job, with respect to sports, is left in the hands of the Coach.

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