man, does pop warner football suck

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i should coach

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Sep 11, 2013
 

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watched all the games, whew, no athletes,
bad tackling, kids scared to hit, what a joke
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Sep 11, 2013
 

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They are young kids.... Maybe you should read more about the purpose and mission of Pop Warner...

www.popwarner.com
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Sep 11, 2013
 
i should coach wrote:
watched all the games, whew, no athletes,
bad tackling, kids scared to hit, what a joke
No one would want the likes of you to coach their kids. You obviously don't know beans about Pop Warner. It is an introduction of football to CHILDREN!!! They are not yet being scouted by the NFL. But those very children may someday be.
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Sep 11, 2013
 
Are you serious? Get a life and stop obsessing over little kids.
hmmm

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Sep 11, 2013
 
John Wayne wrote:
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No one would want the likes of you to coach their kids. You obviously don't know beans about Pop Warner. It is an introduction of football to CHILDREN!!! They are not yet being scouted by the NFL. But those very children may someday be.
They have been in it for years. when you play 4 yrs of pop warner and cant tackle, there is a problem. These kids nfl? c'mon man.
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Sep 11, 2013
 
hmmm wrote:
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They have been in it for years. when you play 4 yrs of pop warner and cant tackle, there is a problem. These kids nfl? c'mon man.
Why exactly are you watching pop warner football?
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Sep 11, 2013
 
Half these kids won't play football past popwarner. They are out there to have fun not to be drafted. Who cares if their skills aren't up to your standards? Worry about your own children.
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#8
Sep 11, 2013
 
Played years ago. It was fun. Who cares if wasn't great football.
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Sep 11, 2013
 
I saw these "coaches" screaminf at the top of their lungs "YOU DON'T WANT IT!!!" At 4 year olds. Does anything about that statement seem odd to you?
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#10
Sep 23, 2013
 
withdraw will ya. these kids are scared to death.
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Oct 2, 2013
 
gets more and more sickening to watch

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Oct 2, 2013
 
Anatasma wrote:
I saw these "coaches" screaminf at the top of their lungs "YOU DON'T WANT IT!!!" At 4 year olds. Does anything about that statement seem odd to you?
There are too many kids playing who donít really want to be there. They donít have the desire to excel nor the discipline needed to play. They have been cuddled by their parents and donít put in the effort needed to be good players. Parents equate football to AYSO soccer, where all players get equal playing time regardless of the effort they show or the talent they have. Everyone gets a trophy just for showing up for the game. Football requires that kids learn their positions, learn the plays and have the ability to perform. Coaches expect the players to do what is required and give their best effort on the field. Coaches give a lot of their time and have to contend with crybaby kids and whining parents who have no concept of what it takes to play the game. Pop Warner (and society in general) has changed greatly in the last 20 or 30 years.

PS: I donít know where you were watching four year olds play football in this area but last time I checked the kids needed to be at least five years old by August 1st to play.
TBI

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Oct 2, 2013
 
i should coach wrote:
watched all the games, whew, no athletes,
bad tackling, kids scared to hit, what a joke
Pop warner is the most unfair organization you can be involved in. Go to soccer. At least in that sport, like basketball and baseball and hockey, all of the children can touch and handle the ball (puck). In football only the elite few kids (as few as four to six kids per team who play offense) actually will ever score or touch the ball. Just think, all of those practices, money and time spent and your kid only gets 10 plays per game (and a rule had to impose by pop warner to get that)and will never touch the ball unless they recover a chance fumble. Just so the coaches kids can be the hero's. Not only that but when it comes time to hand out the monetary scholarship awards who's kids do you think get those. Your kid that plays on the line?? Not all working parents have the extra time to donate to the many practices that must be held plus the games.
TBI NO THANK YOU

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Oct 2, 2013
 
TBI wrote:
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Pop warner is the most unfair organization you can be involved in. Go to soccer. At least in that sport, like basketball and baseball and hockey, all of the children can touch and handle the ball (puck). In football only the elite few kids (as few as four to six kids per team who play offense) actually will ever score or touch the ball. Just think, all of those practices, money and time spent and your kid only gets 10 plays per game (and a rule had to impose by pop warner to get that)and will never touch the ball unless they recover a chance
fumble. Just so the coaches kids can be the hero's. Not only that but when it comes time to hand out the monetary scholarship awards who's kids do you think get those. Your kid that plays on the line?? Not all working parents have the extra time to donate to the many practices that must be held plus the games.
3 words: Traumatic Brain Injury. Football players, children, youth football players, die every year from traumatic brain injuries from playing football. And Pop Warner is well aware of it. You put your kids through that mr and mrs. super football parents. Not to mention the high number of concussions that occur every year. Freaking stupid. And I don't want to hear about the rules against helmet to helmet contact. It could be helmet or head to anything contact and a traumatic injury to the brain could occur and is likely to occur in a sport like football. It's an irresponsible sport to have your children involved in . Shame on you. You're probably the kind of people that let their children ride a bicycle without a helmet even though there are laws about that.
Football Dad

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Oct 2, 2013
 
TBI NO THANK YOU wrote:
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3 words: Traumatic Brain Injury. Football players, children, youth football players, die every year from traumatic brain injuries from playing football. And Pop Warner is well aware of it. You put your kids through that mr and mrs. super football parents. Not to mention the high number of concussions that occur every year. Freaking stupid. And I don't want to hear about the rules against helmet to helmet contact. It could be helmet or head to anything contact and a traumatic injury to the brain could occur and is likely to occur in a sport like football. It's an irresponsible sport to have your children involved in . Shame on you. You're probably the kind of people that let their children ride a bicycle without a helmet even though there are laws about that.
Four words, You Are An Idiot. Most of the very few deaths that occur nation wide are as a result of pre-existing medical conditions like aortic dissection. Hundreds of thousands of kids play football every year and manasge to remain unkilled, non-concussed and otherwise uninjured. I have never heard of any Pop Warner players anywhere dying from traumatic brain injury at any point in the past seven years that I have been involved. The likelihood of a concussion is almost equally probable for soccer players. Significant injury can happen in any sport, even in non-contact sports like basketball.(See Kevin Ware/Louisville) Regarding your last sentence, it is clear that you are a liberal who needs government to provide "rules" to keep themselves and their family safe. Go ahead and teach your kids to be pussified and they can work as subordinates for my kids in the future whom are taught to lead.
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Oct 3, 2013
 
Football Dad wrote:
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Four words, You Are An Idiot. Most of the very few deaths that occur nation wide are as a result of pre-existing medical conditions like aortic dissection. Hundreds of thousands of kids play football every year and manasge to remain unkilled, non-concussed and otherwise uninjured. I have never heard of any Pop Warner players anywhere dying from traumatic brain injury at any point in the past seven years that I have been involved. The likelihood of a concussion is almost equally probable for soccer players. Significant injury can happen in any sport, even in non-contact sports like basketball.(See Kevin Ware/Louisville) Regarding your last sentence, it is clear that you are a liberal who needs government to provide "rules" to keep themselves and their family safe. Go ahead and teach your kids to be pussified and they can work as subordinates for my kids in the future whom are taught to lead.
You my friend are the idiot!!! Football injuries and/or deaths
are pre existing? Bullshit!!! It is caused by traumatic brain
injury like the poster said!!! Your kids are taught to lead? They must be the whacko kids from rome who have no morales and treat others like garbage. Oh and as far pop warner kids not getting inujured bad, google it, happens every day.
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#17
Oct 3, 2013
 
i plade foot bal. i wuz hit meny tymes on mi hed. i had a fuw konkushins but football halped me get owt of hi skool. coche made sher i wuz pass ing awl mi classis. I had meny hed injerees but i am fyne now.
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Mar 14, 2014
 
TBI wrote:
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Pop warner is the most unfair organization you can be involved in. Go to soccer. At least in that sport, like basketball and baseball and hockey, all of the children can touch and handle the ball (puck). In football only the elite few kids (as few as four to six kids per team who play offense) actually will ever score or touch the ball. Just think, all of those practices, money and time spent and your kid only gets 10 plays per game (and a rule had to impose by pop warner to get that)and will never touch the ball unless they recover a chance fumble. Just so the coaches kids can be the hero's. Not only that but when it comes time to hand out the monetary scholarship awards who's kids do you think get those. Your kid that plays on the line?? Not all working parents have the extra time to donate to the many practices that must be held plus the games.
I couldn't agree more! You hit the nail on the head. Just don't try to leave a Pop Warner league. They will try to hold you hostage and take all of your money and equipment. Just ask Hockomock in Massachusetts. It unreal the lengths they will go to keep taking your money

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