This 3-year-old Reciting Her “Student Pledge” in Taekwondo Is Almost Too Freaking Cute

Feb 20, 2015 By Abraham 0

A key part of learning a martial art is practicing your new skills with discipline and understanding that you’re learning this to do good in the world. To teach this, Premier Martial Arts in Leeds has a pledge that every student learns, even the tiniest little fighters there.

You know that if the first line a 3-year-old says is “I will develop myself in a positive manner” that you’re in for a rousingly adorable speech…

84-year-old Grandma Goes Bowling for the Very First Time

Feb 4, 2015 By Abraham 0

This lovely octogenarian had never been bowling in her life when she rolled this ball…

Via: Reddit

And now, given her record, it’s safe to say she’s basically a pro. Time to retire.

Documentary Shines a Light on the Craziness of Youth Football in Texas

Jan 22, 2015 By Promoted Content 0

If you’ve ever been involved in youth sports, you know that some parents and coaches are…crazy. There’s really no other way to put it. They’re absolutely nuts.

Cheering loudly or hollering to make sure your voice gets across the field is one thing, but the truly insane parents and coaches go way beyond this — berating kids, fighting with referees, throwing things, and just generally fuming as if the universe hangs in the balance and everything will be decided by a child’s game.

And nowhere is this a part of kids’ sports culture more than among the coaches, parents, and players of the Texas Youth Football Association. Here, winning is everything. Effort, teamwork, sportsmanship — all these values take a backseat…unless they’re going to improve the odds of a win.

Friday Night Tykes - 01

In its first season, the Esquire Network documentary series Friday Night Tykes took a hard look at this league, focusing on how coaches behave with their young athletes. Unsurprisingly, it’s not all that great. We see coaches doing everything from swearing at their teams to — perhaps most crazy of all —instructing them to injure other players.

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NBA Player Sinks a Crazy Circus Shot. Shocks Himself and Everyone Else…

Jan 14, 2015 By Abraham 0

With .2 seconds left on the shot clock, Trevor Booker of the Utah Jazz didn’t have time to take a real shot when he got the ball on an inbound pass. And yet, he managed to get it in the hoop in one of the craziest maneuvers you’ve ever seen.

It almost looks like he’d done this before but that doesn’t make him or anyone else less surprised that it actually worked…