How Norman Harris Wrote “He Called on it All”

In our blog posting, “He Called On It All” – A Motivational Video for Track Athletes” I provided a video showing Dave Wottle’s dramatic come-from-behind finish in the 1972 Olympic 800 meter final. The video concludes with a quote by... Read more

Outward Appearances Can Belie the Talents Within

In the “Looks Can be Deceptive” category. Never discount a person, no matter how feeble or unassuming they may appear. This video shows a tiny old lady participating in a talent show. She’s 80 years of age, can barely walk,... Read more

“He Called On It All” – A Motivational Video for Track Athletes

It’s track and field championship season. If you’re looking for a video to motivate your runners, check this out. It’s not a high quality production, but it’s set to music and the message is great. It’s called “He Called on... Read more

Some Team Nicknames Are Far From Intimidating

Ferocious, tenacious, aggressive, fierce, proud. These are the qualities we usually associate with our sports teams. As coaches, we want the very mention of our team’s name to strike fear into the hearts of opponents. We want them sitting in... Read more

PE Teacher With a Flatulence Problem

There’s nothing better for brightening a depressing February day than a little potty humor. And since this is a physical education blog, why not potty humor with a PE twist? The following video, entitled “Simmer Down,” portrays a PE teacher... Read more

Practical Skills for Physical Education

Thousands of North Americans experience serious injuries every year as a result of shoveling snow. To some degree, this is the result of a lack of technique training. Who, after all, teaches snow-shovelers the essentials of lifting with the legs,... Read more