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Balancing Sports & Academics
Setting Priorities Between Academics and Sports
It is essential that athletes and parents understand and maintain the proper balance between sports and academics. This is absolutely ESSENTIAL for winning the respect of skaters and their parents.
sports and have above a 3.5 GPA
can be complimentary if you follow
the steps outlined in this article.
is true that many high school students
just like you have made futile
attempts to do this. In the majority of cases this is because they so
tired and they don't
turn in assignments on time or spend the necessary time studying for
foundation for success in high school
should start in elementary school. However, you can make changes at any
time in your life if you want to. Success will depend on having a
administrators understand there is
a relationship between
get good grades while playing sports and graduating with a degree.
When you fill out your college applications and you have a 3.7 GPA, your non-academic activities provide a positive factor that may make a difference in being selected when compared to another student who also has a 3.7 GPA, but few or no other non-academic activities.Organization Skills -
Bathroom - shower, hair, etc.
Gathering books, reports, etc. for school
Balancing sports and academics in a child's life - ... Aug. 25, 2010 ... Secrets of a Tennis Mom (Fay Publishing) is designed to show parents how they can emphasize academics over athletics while encouraging their involvement in sports.
A Balance of Academics and Athletics - New York Times May 11, 2005 ... David Ledet, the valedictorian at Long Island University, is a soccer player who led his team to contention for the conference title
How to Balance School and Extracurricular Sports | eHow.com Extracurricular sports are a key component of a child's youth. ... As a teen, balancing both your academics and extracurricular activities
The Observer - Balancing academics, co-curricular activities Aug. 29, 2010 ... School is a busy moment for every student; and balancing sports, academics, social life and free time require dedication, time management ...
Athletes balance sports and academics - News Feb. 17, 2005 ... Head football coach Rodney Allison uses a strict study schedule to help his team learn how to balance academics and athletics. ...
How to Balance Academics and Athletics : Training Articles and ...
High School Sports: The Downside of Athletic Programs Destroys ... May 1, 2009 ... To what extent have sports lost the balance between academics and athletic prowess? How does an athletic program impact the so-called “other ...
The Old College Try. Balancing Academics and Athletics in ... To balance academics and athletics, reforms in the following areas are recommended: * Institutional mission statement: intercollegiate sports are de facto ...
"How to Keep a Balance Between College Sports and Good Grades ... Aug. 12, 2009 ... College sporting events can be very stressful for the athlete when balancing academics and sports. The majority of college athletes never ...
The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:
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