Junior Journal Entry August (My netball team was very successful in 2015,…
Junior Journal Entry August
My netball team was very successful in 2015, we won every game that we played in that season. I think this was down to our skills and how we worked well as a team. We communicated with each other, telling each other we were open or informing them of something they could do. We designed strategy's and used them as game plays. We all contributed 110% into every game and training we had. I think because we worked so hard together and worked as a team this was why we were very successful.
During netball, we displayed many different game tactics. We used game strategy's and worked as a team. We demonstrated things like Chocolate Cookie Cover, Rotten Fish and Communication during team training's and whilst playing a game.
As we all attended training's, we showed that we were committed. We also gave each other constructive criticism so that we could help each other do better. We encouraged each other to do the best we could.
At the time during the netball season I didn't realise how important these seemingly basic skills are, without them it would be hard to play a successful game. PE & Health has taught me these basic skills and what they do to affect the play.
Chocolate Cookie Cover: Chocolate Chip Cookie Cover is when you pretend like your opponent smells like chocolate chip cookies, so you cover them as you like the smell. You sticking with them therefore restricts their contribution to the game.
Rotten Fish: Rotten Fish is where you once again pretend that you opponent smells likes rotten fish. As they smell like Rotten fish you try to run away from them, creating your team an opportunity for them to pass the ball to you.
I think Communication is key to a team sport. As it allows you to be able to communicate with you team mates and let them know what A. they could do better or B. something you need help with or you are open for a pass. Communication in between team members is essential as it allows opportunity to play better as a team.
We also applied things like Open Space and Short Sharp passes into our games, these enabled us to be more successful in receiving passes which lead to winning more games.
We learnt the importance of warming up correctly before attempting any physical activities. I believe it is very important to warm up and to also warm down after as it would be bad for our heart (Be more work for the heart) to suddenly stop the phyisical activity.
I learnt how warming up correctly can enhance your physical performance, eg when we were testing how far we could reach over our feet whilst sitting, I had an increase of around +20cm after stretching and warming up properly.
Warming up is important as you could potential hurt muscles by putting to much tension on them when they haven't been exposed to it for a while.
Being Assertive is being able to reject something whilst still being able to respect both of your values. Is forceful but respectful.
Steps to being Assertive
To say “NO.”
To give a reason for this refusal (this includes expressing any feelings about the situation).
To acknowledge the position of the other person - what they think, feel or want.
To suggest an alternative action or behaviour.
If the “no” decision is not accepted, to walk away or leave (don’t stay in a situation where the pressure is only going to continue).
My Assertiveness & DESC comic
During these lessons I learnt how it was important to set goals even if they were higher then my capability to achieve them as I would still be making progress.
Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe (Aim for the highest cloud, so if you miss it you will land on a lofty mountain).
A support person is someone you may feel comfortable talking to. They will listen and give advice when it is needed.
People You Could Talk To
Close Family Members
Counsellors and / or youth counsellors
Close Adults / Caregivers
Having others support and supporting others quite often increasing your well being. Mentally you feel good because someone is there for you and are there for them. This also helps your social well being. All areas of well being can be effected by support.
A support person is someone who can give us assistance or help when we are struggling or when we need some advice. They may just be someone who we enjoy spending time with that can help keep us motivated or positive.
Hauora / Well Being
Mental & Emotional
· Feeling happy about myself
· Feeling relaxed
· Thinking positively
· Feeling confident
There are five parts that make up your well being, Social, Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual.
· Religious beliefs
· Having a sense of purpose in life
· Appreciating nature
· Helping someone carry their things
· Being included in a team
· Spending time with friends
· Texting a friend
· Encouraging someone
· Improving fitness
· Learning how to juggle
Brushing your teeth
· Growing taller
Using something against them
Making up rumors
Posting bad pictures of someone
Pretending to be them online
Calling people names
Offending their race, religion, appearance, sexuality, gender what they choose to wear.
Putting them down
Pushing people over
Punching, slapping, kicking and hitting
Pulling there hair