Character Lessons for Sport and Life

Author: ASEP marketing

10/28/2009

Good sportsmanship doesn't just happen; it takes a concerted effort. It starts by talking about it; not just on the field, but at the preseason parents meeting, in the locker room after the game, during the car ride home, in the classroom, while watching SportsCenter.

Free download provides guidelines on teaching sportsmanship

A great resource for you to spur conversation in your sports program is this month's free download "Guidelines for Teaching Sportsmanship." It's taken from ASEP's newest release Sport and Character: Reclaiming the Principles of Sportsmanship, written by professors and coaches Craig Clifford and Randolph Feezell. The download contains more than a dozen points of emphasis for implementing sportsmanship and respect for teammates, opponents, coaches, officials, parents, and the game. You'll just have to complete a short form to access the download. You'll find it in the Sport Administrator area.

Coaches, players, officials, instructors, administrators, and parents will all find Sport and Character an insightful read. Find out more here.