Another problem is the par... ... middle of paper ... ... and school. Ultimately, the question many face is do the pressures of competitive sports ruin all the positive effects they could have? The focus of competitive sports has taken a wrong turn and the focus on winning has created the athletes to get hurt physically and emotionally. Parents and coaches have made winning in these priority. Also, there is not as much concentration on education which is not good because most times even the star high school athletes do not earn a living off of sports.
Failure to keep up a balance may lead to academic failure. In light of the evidence it is clear to see that student’s athletes owe it to themselves to learn. The controversy over student athletes not attending classes remains an issue that many people have opinion on. Debatable or not, colleges must fulfill their mission by helping student athletes fulfill their academic and athletic goals. Be as it is, college may prepare athletes for a professional sporting career that is a short-lived however, a solid education is a lifelong achievement.
In her article, she states that “Parents, [in addition to coaches], can create high levels of stress and anxiety for the young athlete. A parent can inadvertently set a child up for failure by establishing unrealistic goals for performance and winning by forcing a young athlete to participate in sports beyond...interest. A child who is unable to perform as expected by parents and coaches may lose confidence and seek alternative avenues for fun” (¶20). Adults can induce anxiety upon a child with their unrealistic expectations for winning. This may cause a child who cannot seem to fulfill such expectations to find another source of amusement.
Web. 1 Dec. 2013.
This same stress encourages athletes to exercise and train in hopes of improving competition performance. Life is a stressful period; however that’s no excuse to be inactive. &nbs... ... middle of paper ... ... is not in the best interest of either party. This type of approach to sports only causes children to shy away from them, and the parents will find themselves constantly fighting with the children. The best thing a parent can do is lead their children in the right direction.
It is such a good feeling to see kids succeed and do things they never thought they could do. It definitely isn't about the money in my case at least. But to see kids succeed is priceless.” In conclusion, a college football coach has a lot on his plate. A college football coach clearly has a lot of responsibilities that he must perform at a high level or else he may be looking for another job. The job may not be stable at all times, but if you can maintain it and be successful it may be beneficial in the long run.
On the other hand Failure-Avoiders failure plays a much stronger factor to causing them to put less time and effort into academics and to make a greater commitment to athletics. This type of athlete works to avoid failure. These students “often have a low self-worth due to a history of academic failure” (Simons, Rheenen and Covington, 2014,p.435). That academic failure could be the reason for pushing them towards being more interested in athletics and changed what they were most motivated about. Both of these types of athletes show the action of undertaking a sport takes more from them mentally and
Although people argue that a failing student should be able to participate in sports because it’s good exercise, they should not because grades are important and sports are a distraction. Making sufficient grades can play a significant role in a young adult 's life. Knowledge is power. Like my nana always said “The more you know, the more you grow.” Learning as a young adult can turn a teen into a well-rounded member of