Guruvalaya sports encourages all students to participate in co-curricular activities because they play an important role in the development of the whole person. Participation in co-curricular activities can enhance students' academic growth because active membership in an activity and maintenance of strong grades requires the disciplines of good time management and focused attention. Participation in co-curricular activities complements students' academic growth by providing opportunities to develop talents and abilities outside the classroom and to cultivate the communication and teamwork skills needed for positive interpersonal relations. Students are prepared to participate in the following badminton program throughout the year.
It is expected that all individuals involved with Guruvalaya sports will display behavior that reflects the ideals of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and a sense of fair play at all times. The benefits derived from playing the game fairly should be stressed and any actions, which tend to diminish those values, should be discouraged. Courtesy should be shown toward opponents, officials, supervisors, spectators and administrators. Efforts must be made to achieve thorough understanding and acceptance of the rules of the game and standards of eligibility, as well as to respect the integrity and the judgment of the sports officials. It is important for all to recognize the purpose of sport is to promote the physical, mental, moral, social, and emotional well-being of the individual players. Most of all, it is the duty of all concerned with guruvalaya sports to remember that each individual player contest is only a game and should be kept in that perspective.
1. Understand and abide by the rules and regulations of the game and respect the integrity and judgment of the officials.
2. Conduct themselves in a mature fashion at all times.
3. Demonstrate self-control and mutual respect at all times.
4. Avoid the use of profanity, abusive language or gestures in dealing with opponents, officials or spectators.
5. Accept victory with grace and defeat with dignity. Poor winners or losers do a disservice to themselves. 6. Set an example in word and deed, both on and off the playing area. Remember that players assume a role of leadership and that younger player emulate their behavior.
6. Set an example in word and deed, both on and off the playing area. Remember that players assume a role of leadership and that younger player emulate their behavior.
7. Observe training regulations and requirements of physical fitness for better personal performance and greater contribution to the team effort.
8. Place competition in its proper perspective. It represents only one part of the learning process and should not be pursued to the exclusion of everything else.
9. Remember that participation in competition is a privilege that should not be abused.
1. Set an example both on and off the playing area. Be a living example of sound personal values and good sportsmanship. 2. Support and collaborate with coaches in other competition programs. 3. Recognize that competition is a means toward an end, not an end in itself. Specifically, sport should lead to the development of healthy, well-adjusted young men and women. 4. Approach competition as a healthy and constructive exercise, not as a life and death struggle that requires victory at any price. It should be fun and enjoyable. 5. Recognize that the participants in individual or team sports are young men and women with human frailties and limitations who are capable of making mistakes. 6. Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat and instruct your players accordingly. 7. Be sensitive to the feelings and needs of your players, and use good judgment when addressing them, avoiding offensive or irritating or wounding comments. 8. Be positive. 9. By personal attitude and behavior, command the respect of the players. 10. Be well groomed. Personal appearance is an indication of self-respect and helps set the tone for the individual or team performance. 11. Do not use, or allow the use by others, of profanity, crude or abusive language with players, opponents, officials or spectators. 12. Respect the judgment of the officials. Although it is reasonable for the coach to question an official’s decisions or even disagree with decisions, the official’s decision must be accepted graciously. 13. Instruct the players to respect the officials and not to argue, demonstrate or be abusive. Any questions with officials concerning rules interpretation should be made by the captain or coach. 14. Do not bait or harass officials by work or action. If unhappy with an official, use the rating system to register your dissatisfaction. 15. Avoid behavior in game situations that will incite players, opponents or spectators. 16. Instruct players in the elements of good sportsmanship and remove players from competition who demonstrate un-sportsmanlike behavior. 17. Implement the rule of no cell phone use during practices and games by being an example.