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Bringing out our best
Holistic formation through sports

The field of sports can also be an arena to carry out the struggle, the debate, the exercise that strengthens and reaffirms our inner drive toward peace and harmonious relationships. It can help us to be the best we can be as a person, a community, a nation. Team sports, as well as individual disciplines, are not only a means to compete; they also offer an opportunity to develop personal and interactive skills that serve us well as a “formative vehicle” for young and old. They can help overcome the individualism and growing isolationism of today. Experiences like the Sports4Peace program created by Austrian Professor Alois Hechenberger in various parts of the world reveal that peace is possible, and one way of achieving it is through sports encounters that foster healthy competition and true friendship.

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