Warrior Parent Playbook: Utilizing Sports to Inspire Children to Live in Greatness (Paperback)
"...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. GuidryAs a parent, coach, and former college athlete, Javelin Guidry is passionate about youth and high school 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 Mindsetl Work Ethicl Self-Confidencel Leadershipl Self-Disciplinel Focusl Playing with Passionl Adaptabilityl Characterl Gritl Teamworkl Healthy Active Lifestylel Competitive Drivel FaithJavelin 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.