TRANSACT or TRANSFORM

I just read a great article by John O’Sullivan entitled, “Is Your Child’s Youth Sports Experience Transactional or Transformational?” (see: http://changingthegameproject.com/blog/) The article got me thinking about the culture and intent of BBFC, and the challenge of continuing to create the “transformational” experience for all out players and their families. John states: “I was recently reading…… Continue reading TRANSACT or TRANSFORM

RAPPORT & RESPECT

Emotionalism—ups and downs in moods, displays of temper-ament—is almost always counterproductive, and at times disastrous. I came to understand that if my own behaviour was filled with emotionalism, I was sanctioning it for others. As the leader, my behaviour set the bounds of acceptability. And letting emotions spill over onto the court was simply unacceptable.…… Continue reading RAPPORT & RESPECT

Warriors or Winners

An exert from a great article at: http://changingthegameproject.com/developing-warriors-not-winners-path-excellence/ We have lost sight of true development. We have redefined success in a very poor way. As a result, we are so fixed on outcomes that we have a generation of “empty winners” when what we need is a generation of “tenacious warriors.” Let me explain the difference…… Continue reading Warriors or Winners