Thursday, January 05, 2012

Teaching Good Behavior Through Football…

ARLINGTON, TX - FEBRUARY 01:  Charles Woodson ...

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One thing we’ve been working on with Paco is how to be a good sport.

He’s VERY competitive (wonder where that comes from!) and when he loses, he doesn’t always respond so well.

Now, he loves football and it so happens that his favorite team is the Green Bay Packers, so I took a clip from one of their games where a defender, Charles Woodson, (who has himself won a Heisman Trophy and a Super Bowl) acknowledges the great play of an opponent who beat him to score a touchdown.

The message was: if you give it your all and you still lose, there’s nothing to be ashamed of. And, if your opponent gives it his all and wins, you can respect that and not resent him or feel anger about it.

Here’s the clip

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