There is a concept in the psychology literature called ‘identity foreclosure’, which refers to cases in which someone settles on an identity too soon. In the current sporting climate at schools, there is a real danger of this happening to our most talented young sportsmen and women.
SACS are back on the top of the Belgotex U14 Rankings after yet another victory, this time over Wynberg which extends their brilliant unbeaten run this year.
“The greatest burden a child must bear is the unlived life of its parents.”
The above quote came from Carl Jung, the famed Swiss psychologist. He would have had a field day if he ever saw the parents of kids playing sports today.
As the final matches of the season get played out there is a tight bunching at the top of the ladder which still sees Affies at the top closely followed by St. Stithians.
As the season begins its final wind down we are looking at St Andrews School as the leading team in the competitive U15 Rankings for this week.
A crunching 14-1 win by Rondebosch over Paul Roos Gym has cemented them at the top of the SA School Sports Water Polo rankings for this week with Bishops and Glenwood making a chase of it with their own victories over the weekend.
Affies enjoyed a couple of strong wins during the past week which has helped to keep them at the top of the Belgotex First Team Rankings for this week, although St.Stithians are within reach of clinching the top spot if they can keep their unbeaten run intake.
Watching a recent U10 cricket match played between two fairly competitive sides it was clear that one of the teams had a distinct advantage. It wasn’t that they batted better or bowled any better than the opposition. They simply were virtually flawless in the way they fielded.
Rain had the final say in many matches that got underway over the past week but there were still several key clashes played that yielded some interesting results.