2-4-1 Blog

April 27, 2020

Everyone should be “Missing” High School Sports

As so many teenagers around the country are literally and figuratively “missing” their high school sports season, I sadly share this post from earlier this school year as I think there should be a lot more kids who have the
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April 26, 2020

Is Waving Making a Comeback?

In the fall of 2014, I wrote the following piece that received lots of affirmative feedback. I am reposting here with a bit of a smile on my face. If there has been a silver lining in our current crisis,
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April 25, 2020

Direction is More Important than Speed.

(Written originally in June, 2017 – this post resonates now as much as ever – and our direction remains clearly in the right direction!) It’s been over a decade since the local travel soccer coach told my then 9 year
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April 24, 2020

It’s Like Riding a Bike

(Each day we’re taking past newsletters and adding them to the 2-4-1 Blog Enjoy today’s piece from this time two years ago where we took a deeper dive into the concept of physical literacy development – in action.) ?It?s like
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April 23, 2020

Parenting Never Stops….

Is it just me, or does it seem that there is a direct correlation between how fast time flies and our own age? I swear, the older I get, the more time flies!It?s nearly the middle of February in 2020
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February 7, 2018

One Bite At A Time…

One Bite at a Time  (From the archives (Sept 2017) It?s been a little over 3 years since the Aspen Institute?s Sport and Society Program recognized 2-4-1 Sports as one of 8 model programs in the United States in the original Project Play report. I
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January 23, 2018

Kemba Walker Proving that New Sports Make You Smile!

No excerpt
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January 22, 2018

Why do we make kids choose sports?

A few weeks back, I received an almost frantic Saturday night email from a great 2-4-1mom whose kids attended our camp in years past. While they’ve since moved to another New England town not unlike West Hartford, she’s been so good to stay
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