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Rumbling and Roaring: My Role and a Lesson Relearned

1 July 2017 · · Football, kids · 0 Comments

  If you had three words in which to explain the purpose of your role, what would you say? Ludwig Wittgenstein, in Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, sets the lofty aim of (assuming I read this correctly, which is unlikely) redefining the logic of language in order to provide clarity on our ability to express thoughts to one.

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Storytelling

6 February 2017 · · CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Football, Khayelitsha, kids, Soccer, Uncategorized · 0 Comments

We’ve all got stories. We have short stories, long stories; stories about fun, folly, freaking out, failing, and finding our ways. It’s probably not too much of a generalization to say that for many of us, there are a select few we carry in our back pockets—they’re stories we’ve polished over many retellings, deliberately meandering.

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The Power of People

24 December 2016 · · AMANDLA, kids, Leaders, Staff · 0 Comments

The holidays are a fantastic time of year to be with those you love. In the American northeast, the region I call home, the warmth of family, leisure, and reconnecting with old friends always presented a nice respite from the increasingly cold and shortening days. It’s a time of thanks and reflection during which I.

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Software, Good Referees, and Program Design

24 October 2016 · · AMANDLA, kids, Soccer · 0 Comments

Soccer is a simple game made difficult by the players. A teammate shared that statement with my while playing soccer in university. I can’t really argue with it. In theory, the game is so simple. In practice, I’ve given it over 20 years of my life and am still so far from having figured it.

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#24HourTournament

What can you do in ONE day?

8 November 2015 · · AMANDLA, CTC Ten Safe-Hub, events, Football, Khayelitsha, kids, Leaders, Soccer, Staff · 0 Comments

One day, a full 24 hours, is something we rarely (with the exception of university students during exams), consciously experience. In one 24-hour day, the average human takes 23,040 breaths, blinks 28,800 times, takes roughly 3,500 steps, and has 115,200 heart beats. What would happen if we dedicated all of our breaths, blinks, steps, and.

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