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Sikhs in basketball- Singh Sensations

Discussion in 'Sikh Youth' started by spnadmin, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. spnadmin

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    Sikhs in basketball- Singh Sensations




    http://thelangarhall.com/sikhi/sikhs-in-basketball-singh-sensations/

    I recently heard about an interesting initiative happening in Southern California- a basketball camp for kids, put on by an all Sikh basketball team- the Singh Sensations.

    On Saturday March 13, over 100 kids from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego gathered to participate in the first ever semi-annual Sikh basketball camp. The camp was held at Khalsa Care Foundation and next door at Pacoima Middle School. Registration began at 9 AM at Khalsa Care Foundation, and by 10 AM, over 100 participants ages 8-18 were stretching and preparing to run basketball drills in the Pacoima Middle School gym.

    The camp offered athletic training- the kids ran drills- dribbling, passing, doing layups.


    The camp was also part social training- members of the Singh Sensations discussed sportsmanship, teamwork, and how kids should behave on a court.

    And finally, the camp was part mentoring on growing up as a Sikh- the Singh Sensations talked about how sports can be used as a metaphor for living as a Sikh. They shared problems had experienced when playing sports in high school and how they had worked through those problems.


    Sports are a great way of getting kids together and engaged, and then weaving in topics – like dealing with bullying in the locker room, when growing up Sikh- that might be uncomfortable to talk about otherwise. Sounds like a great initiative!

    Forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh ji Malik.
     

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  3. BazGrewal

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    Cool, Sikh Basketball camp.
     
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