Attitudes Vs Teamwork In Sports Essay

Attitudes vs Teamwork
The Point University basketball team hasn’t won a game this year. Because of that I personally believe that is because of the lack of teamwork on the team and the selfish egos that the teamwork has. One bad ego on the team can hurt the whole season. When individuals do not have a deep understanding of themselves, how they behave and why they behave that way, they do great damage to themselves, others and the organization. The best way I have found to define selfish behavior is: “When a person behaves or do what they want to do or behave the way I want to and it takes away from others or hurts the team that is selfish behavior.” One bad apple can ruin the apple pie, just like on the team, one ego kills the team. Teams that…

Because Paul Gaffney said this about team work in sports “Teamwork in sport presents a variety of special challenges and satisfactions. It requires an integration of talents and contributions from individual team members, which is a practical achievement, and it represents a shared pursuit, which is a moral achievement. In its best instances team sport allows members to transform individual interests into a common interest, and in the process discover of part of their own identities. Teamwork is made intelligible by the collective pursuit of victory, but moral requirements importantly condition that activity.” (Gaffney, Paul). I believe if the Point University Basketball team first understand the meaning of teamwork and how it can help them win games. There was one insistent of the team agreeing on one thing together. That day both the captains got together and said to the team what is one thing we are trying to accomplish as a team this year the whole team agreed and said the all want to win a conference campion chip or to get a ring. I believe that was the only sign of teamwork that I’ve seen come from the team this year where they all came to gather as a team and said we are going to when a championship this year. I think teamwork is one of the best keys that the team needs to come together and help each other win rather than each time they lost a game one of our player would never take credit for the lose the just took the “non-team player” is to selfish to take credit for the lost they just blame it on the…