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Parent Support in IASAS

Article by: Abhi Kottamasu Parents have a tremendous influence in the development and enjoyment of a child’s sporting life, especially in the early years. Instilling confidence, providing emotional support and emphasizing development rather than outcome encourages a child to focus on improvement and effort instead of winning. ISM has often seen instances where parents have cheered […]

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Starting ‘Em Young

Video Producers: Angelica Cucueco & Will Batchelor Article by: Georgina Pekin How young is too young? One of the most pressing questions for parents is when to start enrolling their child in structured activities, whether it’s competitive sport, music or academics. There is vast research on the topic that has created such controversy as to what […]

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4th Season Madness

Article by: Abhi Kottamasu One of the greatest revelations of the sports program here at ISM is 4th season training. Though this is not an official IASAS season, 4th season is a period when many first season athletes train in preparation for the upcoming school year. This is also a great time to showcase your skills […]

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Athlete in Focus: Priyanka S.

Article by: Georgina Pekin Following the recent closure of our third season sports season and the final IASAS of the year, this week’s athlete in focus is a member of the varsity girls badminton team and a two-year IASAS representative as a mere sophomore. IASAS badminton 2015 was held in Taipei American School during the last week […]

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Season 3 IASAS Recap

Article by: Matt Sicat Video by: Liah Gomez and Steve Molloy ISM TEAM STANDINGS Girls Track and Field 4th place Boys Track and Field 4th place Girls Softball 1st place Boys Softball 3rd place Girls Golf 5th place Boys Golf 4th place Girls Badminton 5th place Boys Badminton 3rd place   As third season comes to an […]

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Female Athletes and Media

Article by: Candice Hodges When asked who is the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt’s name will undoubtedly come up. However, when asked who is the fastest woman in the world, the room tends to go silent, save for a few die-hard track and field buffs. This raises the question: are male athletes given more […]

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Athletes and Nutrition

Article by: DeeDee Aeschliman The key to an athlete’s success lies in a culmination of his training and eating habits.  Although athletes at ISM are put under gruesome physical training, little emphasis is placed on their nutrition and dietary needs.  Essentially, it is up to the athletes themselves to keep track of their own bodies. “To […]

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