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(Des Moines Register)   Making a high school athlete run extra laps as a form of discipline is now considered as evil as paddling. "I think youth sports are in trouble"   ( desmoinesregister.com) divider line
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2012-10-06 04:44:47 PM  
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2012-10-06 04:31:04 PM  
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2012-10-06 11:28:34 PM  
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ongbok: We had the nutcracker drill to determine the depth rankings for linemen, and basically the nutcracker was "two man enter, one man leaves."

Damn right.

I was a little concerned as I got a little older and chunkier that I would need to be 'afraid' of the more athletic, younger set when I found myself in situations with "bad crowds"... as I often do.

It's good to know that I could probably still kick the crap out of a 21 year old kid because he's never had his limits tested by this soft and fluffy world we encase our kids in.

/those MMA junkies though... yikes... "Sorry about that Sir,... may I get you a beer?"
2012-10-06 10:18:01 PM  
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i upped my meds-up yours: cbathrob: i upped my meds-up yours: cbathrob: I didn't play a lot of (i.e., no) organized sports, so I don't understand why coaches punish kids for, say, missing free throws. To me, that just smacks of making a kid wear a dunce's cap for scoring low on a test. I can see consequences for not trying one's best, but for trying and failing? That just seems dickish and counter-productive.

Fark how hard you tried. Real life is about delivering. If you can't deliver every time, you ought to expect your time in the real world to be embarrassing, exhausting, and pointless.

Yeah, well I'm just a big loser anyway, so there you are.

Learn to take it seriously.

I take my loserhood very seriously, thank you very much. I'm not so much as cracking a smile right now.
2012-10-06 07:03:57 PM  
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You see that armory? Run around it! Bronski, keep pace!

/Anytime you think I'm being too rough, anytime you think I'm being too tough, anytime you miss your mommy, QUIT! You sign your 1248, you get your gear, and you take a stroll down washout lane. Do you get me?
2012-10-06 06:47:15 PM  
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2012-10-06 06:38:43 PM  
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2012-10-06 06:35:20 PM  
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Approves of extra laps.
2012-10-06 06:33:26 PM  
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As someone who ran many laps in school, I approve this message.

/I sound fat
2012-10-06 04:17:21 PM  
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Counter_Intelligent: To play devil's advocate: I'm sure there is a limit to how far you can use grueling exercise as a punishment.

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Disagrees, now start pushing.
2012-10-06 04:01:56 PM  
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ManateeGag: we are raising a nation of pussies.

Shh, someone might hear you and get offended.
2012-10-06 03:32:28 PM  
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we are raising a nation of pussies.
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