WARRIOR PARENT PLAYBOOK

UTILIZING SPORTS TO EMPOWER CHILDREN TO LIVE IN GREATNESS
 
 
Javelin M Guidry Ventures (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. Dezember 2020
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  • 202 Seiten
 
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978-1-7359314-1-8 (ISBN)
 

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"...remember that sports are a great transformational platform to develop personal life qualities and skills that enhance a kid's greatness. The key is to intentionally help your child transfer those qualities from sports to the rest of life. "- Javelin M. Guidry

As a parent, coach, and former college athlete, Javelin Guidry is passionate about youth sports. That's why he wrote the Warrior Parent Playbook and created WP3 Sports, a life-skills development program for young athletes, coaches and their parents. According to the Aspen Institute, three-fourths of American families include at least one kid who participates in youth sports. Guidry is committed to ensuring that these families help their kids become not just the best athlete, but the best person they can be. To thrive on the field . . . and beyond.

Whether your young athlete is a 10-year-old trying softball for the first time or an 18-year-old 4-star football recruit, Guidry wants to help them "live in their own personal greatness."

In this book, the author takes you beyond the X's and O's to explore and explain what really makes a difference, both on and off the field. He shares timeless parental wisdom on ways to utilize sports for developing character and life lessons in children. Tackling topics like A Championship Life, Living in Greatness, The Warrior Parent Mentality, The Power of Dreaming, Raising SuperHeroes, and specific qualities like . . .

lGrowth Mindset

l Work Ethic

l Self-Confidence

l Leadership

l Self-Discipline

l Focus

l Playing with Passion

l Adaptability

l Character

l Grit

l Teamwork

l Healthy Active Lifestyle

l Competitive Drive

l Faith

Javelin Guidry has invested many years coaching sports at a variety of levels. His elder son, Javelin "Jav", is currently playing cornerback for the NFL's New York Jets, while younger son, Elisha, stars in football for the UCLA Bruins, his dad and mom's alma mater. Daughter Kailah was a high school track athlete who is now an honor-roll pre-med student at San Diego State University.

1. Auflage
  • Englisch
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978-1-7359314-1-8 (9781735931418)
JAVELIN M. GUIDRY is the author of the Warrior Parent Playbook and founder of the WP3 Sports life-skills-development program for young athletes and their parents. He grew up in Cerritos, CA, playing a variety of youth sports, including soccer for the Cerritos United, football in Orange County's Junior All Ameri- can program, and Slam-N-Jam AAU basketball. A multi-sport star at Gahr High School in Cerritos, Javelin earned a full football scholarship to UCLA, where he was a three-year starter at cornerback. As a Bruin, Javelin played in the defensive backfield with his brother, Paul. He ended his collegiate career as team captain. Today, he shares his gridiron knowledge at Vista Murrieta High School, where he has coached varsity football for the past two years. He has been married to his college sweetheart, Kaishauna Guidry, MD, for 23 years. They have three amazing children, whom Javelin coached in youth sports in Southern California and Texas. Sons Javelin K. and Elisha led their teams to youth football championships and, later, high school state championships in Texas and California. Javelin K. holds California's state record in the 100-meter dash, at 10.13w seconds. Both sons earned full football scholarships (Javelin at the University of Utah and Elisha at UCLA). Currently, Elisha is a junior honor roll student athlete at UCLA and Javelin K. is a new member of the NFL's New York Jets. Daughter Kailah is a sophomore honor roll pre-med student at San Diego State University. Prior to launching WP3 Sports, Javelin worked as an IT business professional and entrepreneur for 19 years. In addition to coaching football, he served as team chaplain for the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League and provides personal training in speed, agility, and football skills. The Warrior Parent Playbook reflects the author's four core life pillars: faith, family, sports, and coaching. In his free time, Javelin enjoys outdoor activities, BBQing with family, and traveling to explore the world.

CONTENTS

FOREWORD by Pastor Rod Hairston .........................................................ix

INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................xiii

SECTION ONE: SPORTS AND TOTAL PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. 1 A Championship Life! ............................................................................... 3
  2. 2 Person over Athlete ................................................................................... 7
  3. 3 Living in Greatness ................................................................................... 15
  4. 4 The Warrior Parent Mentality............................................................. 21
  5. 5 Raising Superheroes .............................................................................. 33
  6. 6 The Power of Dreaming ........................................................................ 41
  7. 7 Crafting Arrows That Soar.................................................................. 47

SECTION TWO: DEVELOPING LIFE SKILLS

  1. 8 The Shaft/Long Spine: Character................................................... 55
  2. 9 The Arrowhead: Work Ethic/Hard Work! ................................... 65
  3. 10 The Growth Mindset................................................................................ 71
  4. 11 The Secret of True Self-Confidence .............................................. 79

SECTION THREE: FLETCHINGS, FEATHERS, AND THE FINER POINTS OF LEADERSHIP

  1. 12 Leadership: Knowing, Going, and Showing .............................. 93
  2. 13 Competitive Drive .................................................................................. 103
  3. 14 Playing with Passion ................................................................................ 111
  4. 15 The Freedom of Self-Discipline........................................................117
  5. 16 Adaptability = Flexibility + Versatility..........................................123
  6. 17 Finding Focus.............................................................................................131
  7. 18 Grit Makes GOATs ...................................................................................137
  8. 19 A Healthy, Active Lifestyle ................................................................ 145
  9. 20 The Knack (and the Nock) of Teamwork....................................151
  10. 21 Faith (the Bonus Life Skill) ..................................................................161

EPILOGUE: Launching Arrows ....................................................................167

About WP3 Sports ...............................................................................................171 Acknowledgments...............................................................................................175

Notes ...........................................................................................................................179

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