Why do kids quit sports at an early age?

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Three out of four kids stop playing sport by the time they reach the age of thirteen. This worrying statistic was the finding of a research conducted in the United States. More than 20 million kids register annually for youth sports, according to the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Seventy percent of these kids quit … Continue reading Why do kids quit sports at an early age?

Transition in The World of Sport

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Change is inevitable. Growth is optional – John Maxwell. While change as a process is an external manifestation, transition is what a person experiences internally. Transition helps make the change possible. “Transition” and “change”, these words sound discomforting; perhaps intimidating. As humans we are all reluctant and resistant to change. We tend to react both … Continue reading Transition in The World of Sport

The Gutkha Kings of Bollywood

When one googles words like pan masala, gutkha, nicotine, apart from the statutory warnings and the harmful effects caused by the ingredients, both actual and surrogate that flash on the screen, the following names pop up as well: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgan with some additional “n’s” and “v’s in his name, Hrithik … Continue reading The Gutkha Kings of Bollywood

The Cult of Ravi and The Culture of Rahul

Jan Shipps, an American historian said more than seventy years ago, “When a cult grows up, it becomes a culture”. This was in a religious context as her specialization revolved around the history of Mormonism, a religious cult. The phrase though is not entirely true in the context of this blog. Ravi Shastri has created … Continue reading The Cult of Ravi and The Culture of Rahul

Humility + Excellence + Respect: A Dravid Mantra We Hope To See

The All Blacks rugby team is considered one of global sports' most successful teams ever with a 77% winning percentage since 1903. And this is not because they have won consistently for more than a century but because this team was built beyond winning and performance. This team was built on values of honesty, personal … Continue reading Humility + Excellence + Respect: A Dravid Mantra We Hope To See