Coach Carter Reflection

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Coach Carter is based on a true-life story of a coach who tries to teach his team that there is more to life than just playing basketball, and it is brought to screen in a sports based drama. Thomas Carter directed this movie and it was released in 2005. This film is about Coach Ken Carter, who takes the job of coaching the Oilers basketball team at Richmond high school, where he was from and was once a champion athlete for 2 straight years. When Coach Carter began training his players, he was disheartened by their poor attitudes and dismal play performance. Therefore, he was set out to create a change in them by imposing strict discipline contract. This contract includes stipulating respectable behaviour, maintaining an average grade, attending…show more content…
One of it is said by Timo Cruz “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do. It's not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” As stated ‘Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us’ has specifically taught me not to be over confident and look down on others even in times of victory as it may also be a turning point that leads to our downfall . It also tells me that I should embrace my failures and work hard to make a change. “You said we're a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph.” is said by Jason Lyle in this movie. I feel that it is a really meaningful statement as it has taught me about teamwork and great team spirit. We must always support each other through good and bad times, and this is what keeps the team closely

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