This Post turned to be way longer than I expected, even as a Draft. I ended up fighting with my urge to tell this story from my perspective and to just cut some stuff out to shorten this whole thing and make it "a quick read". Now, as you can see I decided for former … Continue reading United World Games in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee(AT) Part 2 of 3.
As it goes with all good adventures, also this one started spontaneously. It didn't crawl up to me slowly, nor did it send any warnings. It happened in January, one fine morning I was at work and received message from Sandy.
"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." /Chinese Proverb Warning long-post: at least 10 minute read. If you're not into this kind of stuff, go watch some 5 minute cat videos on YouTube instead. This journey has taken me further than I could have imagined. … Continue reading The second Season.
"If you’re never satisfied with what you have achieved, you’re never going to be satisfied with what you do achieve." /Chris LoCurto We first met this team on off-site game earlier this season and went down 60 to 34. (Read here...) That was a game to learn a lot from and keep many things … Continue reading BCH U16-2 vs SpVgg Höhenkirchen 1 (2nd game)
"Ain't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back - everything is different." /C. S. Lewis Last Sunday (28.01.) we met TSV Haar 2 in Hellenendome for a rematch. At first time we met, on off-site game at Haar, we lost with 42 to 34. It was another painful … Continue reading BCH U16-2 vs TSV Haar 2
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." /Marcus Aurelius And to play basketball. This is a thought that rarely comes into one's head. What a privilege it is to wake up in the morning … Continue reading BCH U16-2 vs TSV Grünwald
There are times when you do your best and yet end up losing anyway. This can become a very frustrating experience if faced for a longer period of time. If I did not know better - I would have given up long time ago, but that much I have learned: if you keep practicing withing … Continue reading “The Art of Persistance” or preparation for Round 2
"If you can't solve a problem, then there is an easier problem that you can solve: find it." /George Polya At this point I call this being a little bit stuck. There are things you just can't riddle and sometimes all there is left is to simplify the whole operation. I refuse to believe … Continue reading BCH U16-2 against TSV OH Deisenhofen
"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." /Phil Jackson This weekend I also got a chance to coach our U16-1 team while their Head Coach Sidney was absent. I have been following them from start of the season and was already familiar with some … Continue reading BCH U16-1 game against DJK SB München
"The fear of finding oneself alone - that is what they suffer from - and so they don't find themselves at all." /Andre Gide Lost 51-57. We did win 2 out of 4 quarters which is a positive change comparing to previous games. Slowly, but steady we're getting to know each other and work … Continue reading BCH U16-2 game against Altenerding