What's Your IQ

What's your IQ and why are we working with USASF to improve ours?!?!  Find out more by clicking on the link below.  Then check out our word for the month and view additional videos and information about how you can help and be an influencial part in this change.


We aren't just building our athletes,

we're building our future!

11/04/2015 - SACRIFICE - November 2015

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Sacrifice - the act of giving up something that you want to keep especially in order to get or do something else or to help the team

"I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion."  - Mia Hamm


  1. What are some of the things you have sacrificed for the team?
  2. Choose one person on the team who continuously displays sacrifice for team.
  3. Choose one person on your team who goes out of their way for others and makes the team members feel good
  4. about themselves.
  5. What do you think is the result of having team members who are not willing to sacrifice for the sake of the team?
  6. If you were not chosen by your teammates as someone who displays sacrifice, what can YOU do to demonstrate to your teammates your willingness to sacrifice for the team?

10/05/2015 - PERSERVERANCE - October 2015

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Concepts of Patience and Endurance

  • Perseverance - doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success
  • Patience - willingness to wait
  • Endurance - ability to persevere in a task

"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did." - Newt Gingrich


  1. Describe someone on your team who has displayed perseverance.
  2. What would it be like to run a race wearing a heavy backpack?  Or trying to race with your legs tangled in a rope? 
  3. Would you give up?  How would you feel if you accomplished the task?
  4. Describe someone who has displayed patience within your team?
  5. Would you describe yourself as a patient person?
  6. What are some strategies as a team can you develop that will define you as a team of perseverance?
  7. What can YOU do to be considered a person of perseverance?

09/02/2015 - CONFIDENCE - September 2015

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Confidence - someone who is confident believes in their own abilities and therefore, does not feel nervous or frightened because they have prepared for whatever they may face

Courage - very brave and determined even under difficulties or in the face of opposition

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot. - Eleanor Roosevelt


What is the key word to gain confidence?

What have you done to prepare for the season?

What have we done as a team to build our confidence?

Within your team, site some examples of courage?

Think of someone you admire who displays confidence?

How can lack of self-confidence impact our team?

What can YOU do to develop your self-confidence?

08/17/2015 - INTEGRITY - August 2015

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SELF REFLECTION CHALLENGE What would you do if... 

…you saw your teammate stealing a bow from a vendor at a competition?

…you noticed that a stranger dropped a $20 bill the same day you wanted to buy something for you?

…you saw the last piece of chocolate cake in the fridge but knew your sister was hoping to have it for dessert?

…you jokingly said something at practice and later heard it as rumor?

…you witnessed a classmate being bullied in the hallway at school?

Who in your life is an example of living with Integrity?

What changes can YOU make to become a person of Integrity?