2-4-1 Blog

December 14, 2023

Reflections from Africa: A Journey of Connection, Growth, and the Universal Language of Sport

As we wrap up our incredible journey across Africa, a continent of vibrant cultures and diverse landscapes, it’s hard to fully express the profound impact this trip has had on us. Venturing into Tanzania, and the Republic of the Congo,
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December 7, 2023

A Life-Changing Expedition: Four Days in Kitwe, Zambia

A Heartfelt Welcome and an Impactful Start Our journey in Kitwe, Zambia, began under the expert guidance of our host, Stephen Chanda from the Care Sport Foundation. His thoughtful planning of our itinerary perfectly balanced the local culture with our
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December 4, 2023

Bringing 2-4-1 to life in Zambia

As our team closes out the fifth day of our African adventure, I find myself reflecting on the incredible journey so far. Today marked a significant milestone for 2-4-1, as Kerry and I finally got the chance to bring our
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December 2, 2023

2-4-1 Visit to Africa — Starts in Nairobi

Dear 2-4-1 Community, Greetings from Kenya! In less than two days here, I’ve experienced what feels like a month’s worth of discovery. It’s been a profoundly humbling and thrilling journey to meet in person the folks from Wellness for Greatness,
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November 6, 2023

2-4-1 Celebrates Fitness and Community at the HMF FitKids Final Mile

On a crisp autumn day, the scenic Walnut Hill Park was buzzing with an energy that could only be sparked by the laughter and chatter of 800 enthusiastic elementary students. The occasion? The Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) FitKids Final Mile
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October 9, 2023

The Underrated MVP in Sports: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) 🧠💪

When we think of sports, our minds often dart to physical strength, agility, and technique. However, the core of a champion often lies in the mind and heart, cultivated through Social-Emotional Learning (SEL). 🤝 Teamwork & Relationship Skills: Whether you’re
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April 24, 2023

Kids are Kids

Earlier this week, I was reminded once again that kids are kids no matter where they come from or what circumstances they are born into. Ultimately — more than anything — kids have a need to belong, they benefit from
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March 18, 2023

Global Need to Put Play Back Into Sports

The need for quality sport sampling programs, ones that put play back into sports, is a global crisis. While the following is in no particular order, these “events”, all from my past two days, illustrate just how global ⸺ and
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