This story is not about guns in schools, it is not about gun control in our country. It is not about the Tea Party or the NRA. It is about the “Reflex of Character.” Coach Frank Hall is an American Hero. He is a father, and a husband, but I believe like a lot of us, the name that he most appreciates being called, is Coach. On Monday, February 27, 2012, Coach Frank Hall displayed ...[Read More]
This is a promotional video for a great line of products from WalktheTalk.com. The concept is so easy, and attainable. To look specifically at the 212 products please visit here: 212 degree products
Alex Honnold, known as Alex “no big deal,” to his friends, is the best professional athlete that you have never heard of. He is a revolutionary in his sport. He has accomplished tasks that make your palms sweat just hearing about, and your pulse race when you watch. This video is from a 60 Minutes story in 2011. When I watch this video I take away a few key items. Humility is a lost ...[Read More]
DJ Greggory’s long walk is so well documented here. Another great lesson in determination and fulfilling one’s goals. Still think that you can’t achieve something? Please visit DJ’s foundation Walking for Kids.
Seth Kraft is not an overnight sensation in the town of Laurel. The senior manager / assistant coach for the hometown Locomotives is known to everyone in town. When you are 4’1″ and 18 years old, people are bound to notice. But with Seth, it is different, they notice for the right reasons and not the obvious reasons. This young man appreciates everyday and cherishes the opportunity ...[Read More]
This is simply my favorite story of all time. It is without the story that I have shared the most with teams, small groups and large lectures. To fully understand and comprehend it, I strongly suggest you exit my page, just for a minute and visit this Rick Reilly story from October 20, 2003 when Reilly was still at Sports Illustrated. Worth The Wait, by Rick Reilly After ready the Reilly primer ...[Read More]
We stumbled upon this video back in 2011 shortly after it was released, and posted to The Atlantic. The video was shot by IslandsandRivers.com. The art / science of murmuration is absolutely amazing. As a coach it is often hard to get five players, to do the right thing, at the right time. The natural dance of these Starlings is so stunning and so humbling at the same time. Enjoy your few mi ...[Read More]
I was first given this video back in the late 90’s while attending the University of Montana. Coach Lou Holtz has always been an amazing public speaker, one I have had the privilege of seeing live a handful of times. Even though this video was shot in the early 1990’s the message is still as important today. This is a true gem. Enjoy!
In 2011 ABC’s television show 20/20 highlighted the achievement of paraplegic Chris Waddell and his arm powered bike. This short piece documents Waddell’s determination as he and his team of 68 people attempt to reach the 19’000 foot summit Mount Kilamanjaro. Waddell is unlike any mountain climber that we have ever seen, because he uses a modified bike to achieve his goals. He ...[Read More]
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