Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by pcbuff, Jul 11, 2014.
I too would like to know. I've had varying experiences.
Ranging from glorified daycare for kids who were forced to attend by their "parents," to camps that are too general and not position specific, to camps that avoid any kind of competition and just run ****ty drills too generic to teach much, to expensive yet highly specialized positional camps to full-on padded competition camps....
I tend to think the latter end of that spectrum is far more beneficial, but also more expensive and serious (can be less fun to some kids)
Camps not coached by Sandusky.
Does Nike, addidas or under arm really matter to you? That is generally dr.iven by guy who is putting on the camps school contract. Yes, I understand you are probably just being sarcastic.
I heard the under arm camp stinks....
not if you are a right guard.
Fight CU. Your getting at some of my issues. Full pads and a few kids destroy a lot of the others. Position, and a lot of kids don't really have long term potential at the position. Day care, so many kids that the focus becomes on behavior and not on teaching skills, and the camp is below many. One camp allowed parents on the field ad the Helicopter dads trying to get johnny noticed were a problem.
Fun, if the kids don't leave loving the game, then We've screwed up.
Cost, if too expensive, then the dynamic of the attendees changes. How many should we scholarship to prevent this?
So what have you liked and disliked?
Just being sarcastic. My input on this subject is empty.
i prefered the team camps or the independent position specific camps(we have the "Down and Dirty" Lineman camps). what age group?
Fundamentals, teaching technique, seeing what you hit is always important. That and having the kids have fun.Milfs too lol.
I personally prefer the camps that my own son's junior football program puts on, because of their strong ethic for head's up fundamentals. Outside of that, I was pretty impressed with FBU which has a mix of character-building presentations, class-room instruction, and on-the-the field work of course.
I also like position-specifc camps that have professional coaches that have been there and done that at the position. I also like camps, for the younger kids who haven't specialized yet, that allow you to try various positions out but still make you decide O vs D (i.e. semi-structured)
The best camps my kids have been a part of (boys and girls) are thd ones where they don't pretend everyone is good. In general, if there is some time spent on skill assessment followed by grouping kids based on skill, the camp has gone well. When they keep everyone grouped together regardless of skill, the advanced kids get bored and the novice kids get hurt. Never works.
I don't have kids, but if I do they won't be encouraged to play football.
I dearly love the game, but I couldn't in good conscious let my kids play a sport that might make them lose their minds by 45.
Extremely hypocritical of me, but I love my Buffs.
Teach the kid about the real priorities in life.
Find one that has a cheerleading camp going on campus at the same time.
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