Public Schools and Sports: Not Always A Good Combination

As a family that values the benefits that sports can offer as a way to balance our children’s way to grow up, sports has always had a central role.

Not all schools are the same when it comes to sports.

It is disappointing for us to see how sports is often disregarded, seen as something “less important” when we look at our public school system.

You would have to look long and hard to find a good state school where they offer the students adequate sports education plus optional sport activities outside the normal school hours.

When I was a teenager, I highly enjoyed the (entirely voluntary!) Basketball and soccer classes that I attended in the afternoon. Not only did they help me to get better grades in sports, they sure also had a part in developing my social skills with others. Most of all, those classes were fun!

It is odd to see that many public schools today don’t offer such things any longer. You have to look towards private, independent schools if you want to make sure that your children have good options there. Not only are their facilities often in much better shape as compared to state schools, they are by and large offering a lot more choices when it comes to sports.

We had seen private schools such as the prep school Bedfordshire that had several great sports teams, ranging from soccer or cricket teams to swimming teams or teams for fencing and even martial arts. Two of those private schools even have Olympic class swimming and fencing teams!

If sports is important for your family and you want your children grow up with the best opportunities, you may want to consider a private school for them. Take my word there, it can be more than worth it!

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Can The Formula One Crisis Be Fixed?

If you are following Formula One you will likely be aware of what experts call a crisis in this popular sport.

The foremost question here is, why is Formula One in such a crisis ahead of the Grand Prix in Bahrain?

As it stands currently, the drivers are still in open revolt against Bernie Ecclestone

It wasn’t too long ago when Formula One arrived in the Gulf state, immediately facing several challenges in regards to mishandling the fallout from anti-government protests in Bahrain. Last year, the hybrid era battled problems. Ferrari even described it as a form of “taxicab racing”, nevermind that it was actually one of the best races in recent times. Mindless politics seemed to have taken over Formula One.

Fixing a broken system

Getting the teams our of rulemaking might be the first step to fix an otherwise broken system. The strategy group of Ecclestone long with the FIA and the biggest teams need to be scrapped.

If those things are achieved there is still a chance that Formula One can recover from the crisis it is in right now.

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A Tip If You Love Horse Racing As Much As I Do

Since I was raised not too far from two spectacular horse racing tracks it is not exactly a surprise that I have a big passion for the races. Looking back, I remember being at the tracks from a very young age on this passion has stayed with me ever since.

horseracing in the UKI know that a lot of folks here in my area and elsewhere in the UK love the races at least as much as I do, but most of the time day seeĀ  the races more as a casual entertainment type-of-thing where you go to the weekend’s to have some fun with some friends.

Many folks I know are not exactly what I would consider “horse racing experts” and only a few of them I know are actually winning on occasion.

Because of that I get asked quite often about some strategies for the races and if I have some working horse racing tips for them.

Here I feel that I need to warn those people who are new to horse racing to be cautious when they are looking for horse racing tips, especially if they go online to find some.

It is indeed possible to get solid horse racing strategies, most of them may cost some money while some of them are free, but of course it’s not all gold that glitters.

This is why I tell those folks that they should always take advantage of those sources for horse racing tips where you can try them out for free first. This way you can get a good idea whether those strategies work for you without having to make any type of commitment.

This is exactly what I recommend, get yourself some free horse racing tips from a professional and then decide to purchase them what you see that they work well you.

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