2-4-1 Blog

March 6, 2021

Do We Really Want to Go Back to Normal?

As we work our way back to “normal” in what hopefully will soon be a post-pandemic world, we have an opportunity to approach our youth sports parenting differently. While maybe not the way we would have asked for, we were nonetheless
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March 3, 2021

The Power of the ASSISTant

“Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others is out-weighing your concern for yourself” – Phil Jackson. Near the end of a recent podcast, I was asked “What are the best ideas you’ve ‘borrowed’ from another coach?”  My answer was
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February 28, 2021

The Value of Sports and Social Emotional Learning

…there is arguably no better “classroom environment” than participation in sports for teaching and learning social and emotional skills.
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February 27, 2021

Everything I Need to Know, I Learned Through Sports

Let’s face it – don’t you think the world would be a much better place if we were all a little more generous, consistent, honest, kind, determined, brave, calm, grateful, humble and joyful.
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February 8, 2021

SUPER Reason to Play Multiple Sports

If you follow us on social media, you may have seen the following post before the National Football League?s AFC and NFC championships games a couple of weeks back. Yes, that?s Aaron Rodgers shown as a child posing for anything
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August 1, 2020

2-4-1 Sports Camp – Muggles enjoying the big red truck

One of the great joys of seeing 2-4-1 Sports grow is working with young, passionate Camp Directors at various locations who want to bring the “Life’s 2 Short 4 Just 1 Sport” philosophy to their local community. Well, one such
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June 19, 2020

A Juneteenth Message from 2-4-1 Sports

Black lives matter. And while we have always believed this, we have not always pronounced it. For that, we must apologize, we, at 2-4-1 Sports will be better and do better
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April 28, 2020

The Original 2-4-1 Video – now a decade old.

Produced in 2010 using still photos from our first two summers of camp, this great video created by then 2-4-1 parent, Vincent Briganti was a true gift to us and showed us the promise of our messaging.
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