Professional Growth

In my journey, there are two things pushing me daily to give back to my community and to live up to my high personal expectations. First, I do not want to have any regrets in my life. Second, I want to make a difference in the lives of others. By using self-reflection to ensure that both these obstacles are met, I continue to grow and develop as a future employee.

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What Kinesiology means to a Brit

As a Kinesiology major, I have learned many transferable skills that have helped me become a better coach. Leadership, teamwork and always looking for different opportunities are some of those valuable skills. Honing in those skills and putting them to the test in other classes and different activities I am involved with, has helped me grow as a person and a leader within the Tarleton community.

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True Life: I’m a Kinesiology Major

In my 6 years as a Kinesiology major, I’ve come to find that Kinesiology means so many different things. The first being that because of it’s all encompassing nature, Kinesiology means something different to everyone. Secondly, pursuing a career in Kinesiology means that you will be expected to practice what you preach. Lastly, you are in the “people” business. It takes a special kind of person to be able to work in an industry that solely revolves around other people, this field is not for the selfish.

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3 Things Every Kinesiology Major Have In Common

Kinesiology majors live life on the go. We find joy in the madness of the various movement patterns of life. We put our best foot forward, gaining a deeper understanding our own body and how it moves in relation to others and this planet. We live life through trial and error, and are constantly making adjustments. Most Kinesiology-minded people would rather show you than tell you what we know with big expressive movements along with a huge smile grinning from ear to ear. Throughout my journey as a Kinesiology major, I have found three common threads woven into the lives of Kinesiologists. 

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3 Factors all PE Teachers Should Consider

PE teachers can impact the way children view physical education and can leave a lasting impact on that child’s life. When PE time is fun, interactive and educational, kids can develop important skills such as hand-eye coordination, proper movement skills and other important sport specific skills.

So what makes such a great PE Teacher? I’ve identified three key factors that will make your PE every child’s favorite class!  

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