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Mary vs the fear of falling

I’m deathly, gut-wrenchingly afraid of falling.

Coach knows this.

He also knows that I like a good challenge, which is why, on a golden day last week, he called me over to work with the hurdlers at track practice. 2,018 more words


To the College Athlete on a Team: How are you going to be in your next year?

The next year of your career is coming.  It represents a new level of your life and will have new things for you to master.  In order to position yourself to be among the best in your sport and professional career, you have to work to master important things at the level you are currently on, and prepare for advancement to your next level, as well.   458 more words

The Backwoodz Podcast

I had a vision of creating a podcast to end my long rants and alleviate the length of my blogs. I wanted to go more in depth on certain topics instead of writing an essay on here. 157 more words


Letters to the College Athlete: Are you a PUPPET?

As you are discovering your identity, make note of character traits in others that are not in agreement with what you are trying to establish as your identity.  450 more words

try again after football season

I don’t know where to begin. I can start from the beginning but that might take awhile… or I can start right now and work my way backward but that might be confusing. 2,007 more words

Probability of Competing Beyond High School- By: NCAA

“Many boys and girls grow up dreaming of playing sports in college and the pro ranks. But of the nearly 8 million students currently participating in high school athletics in the United States, only 480,000 of them will compete at NCAA schools. 115 more words


Giving Up The Sport You Loved & The Transition

There comes a time in every athlete’s life when they have to give up the sport they love. In this post I will share some of my story and talk about what struggles I am currently facing in my life after letting go of the game that I love. 1,578 more words