presence automatically liberates others”. - Timo Cruz Introduction The movie Coach Carter is an American Drama based on a true story of a Basket Ball coach and his team from Richmond High School. Coach Ken Carter portrayed by Samuel L Jackson and directed by Thomas Carter. Coach Ken Carter was a successful basketball champion athlete during his school days. Before accepting the job as a coach for his old high school Ken Carter use to run a sporting goods store successfully and was planning to open another
The movie Coach Carter is a drama sports film about the game of basketball that was made in the year 2005. This movie identified themes such as commitment, teamwork, leadership, sportsmanship, education, work ethics and life skills. The main characters in the movie are Coach Ken Carter, a graduate to the team he is coaching in the movie the Richmond Oilers. He is a very determined, strict and persistent coach that only has the player’s best interest at heart, not only on the court, but in the classroom
more learning resources available for students. “The movie Coach Carter gives us great perspective on this topic as it deals with high school athletes struggling in school. Ken Carter comes along and sets rules for them such as sitting in the front rows of class, among other things to help them succeed in the classroom. As the boys begin to excel in basketball, Carter finds out the boys aren’t showing up to class, and are failing. The coach proceeds to hold a lock out until the boys’ grades are up
the basketball team with the gun in his waistline, but only to witness his cousin slaughtered from across the street. This is a scene from the award-winning movie, Coach Carter, as well bit of the struggles Coach Ken Carter faced and overcame while on his way to coaching his team to the high school state championship game. Coach Carter, which won 3 awards and received 10 nominations for best d... ... middle of paper ... ... the high school basketball team to graduate from college. The championship
is about accepting God and showing people how potent love can be. And through their own expression of love, it will allow them to create a more loving place for the future (Amazon). The speech was used in movies such as Akeelah and the Bee and Coach Carter. It was also referenced by author Gabi Nitzan in her book titled Badulina: Return of the Queen. It was also said that the words were used during Nelson Mandela’s 1994 inaugural speech because the last line of the speech says "As we are liberated
basketball team called Richmond Oilers is the worst team in which no players exhibit any respect to each other and have no discipline to act. They only won 4 games last season and lost the rest of all games. With the retirement of the former coach, Ken Carter, who played for this school in 70s and held several school record, takes over the head coaching job position. Upon the arrival, he obligates that all players who want to stay in the team must sign in a contract with him which states that they
IGN Entertainment called it, “Inspirational, Gripping, and Entertaining.” The Movie Guide summarized it as “an entertaining, morality lesson.” Six years later, Coach Carter still captivates the minds of audiences as the frontrunner of underdog movies and joining the top tier of movies. Winning 3 awards and receiving 10 nominations for best director, lead actor, and best female breakthrough performance, was an incredible tale that touched the audience’s emotions and evoked the feeling of the victims
because they all took on other roles and showed that through sporting events. What the genre says about the audience is that the audience enjoys seeing films with a character who seems to be struggling because we all are like Rocky, or Coach Carters basketball team, or Coach Herb Brooks hockey team. We all contain heart and determination that can further us in life, its just whether or not we want put in the work and effort.
make more money. They have started using “performance enhancing drugs” to get bigger muscles so they can out do their own teammates. Sports reports talk about how an individual won the game rather than the team winning the game. Integrity and teamwork need to start at the high school level of sports so these young athletes will know how it feels to work together as a whole. It will benefit them in all aspects of their lives, from school to family and that is something to be proud of.
dribbling a ball up the court, with an opposing defender harassing you. With as much physical prowess that is required for success, basketball is a mental chess match. "Thurber, make the smart play!" yelled Coach Balderama all last season.This game is only "ten percent" physical as Duke's Coach K explains it. For those who deny the mental aspects of the game, John Stockton is an ideal example. He is not the fastest, strongest, or best player on the floor. Stockton uses angles and his understanding