• How My Opponent Taught Me About Sportsmanship

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    In every training session and competition I’m reminded of the core values of sports, which to me are also core values in life. Teamwork, commitment, respect, leadership, waking up each morning trying to be a better athlete, daughter, friend, Jew, human being. That’s what leads me through life.

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  • The Power of Sport and Listening

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    For all of us 6 Pointers, sports is our passion and way of life. When you are feeling down or had a tough day, use your sport your as your outlet and pour your heart into it, and if you need to talk to someone, I can't think of anyone better to talk to than your favorite coach!

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  • V’hamideinu L’Chayim – How Ritual Refreshes Us


    From pregame rituals to postgame rituals, to bouncing the ball a certain number of times before a free throw, to the way a batter walks up to the plate, rituals are an important part of almost every sport.

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  • Bringing a Sports Perspective to Prayer


    In that moment, they reminded me that perhaps the most powerful part of being in the ready position, in competition or in prayer, is that unshakable feeling that your community is ready as well.

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  • 6 Lessons for the Summer


    Like Moses, we want our campers to leave us having grown into more confident, kind and courageous Jews, athletes and human beings. Here are six lessons we hope our campers take home with them:

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  • Aloha to Sportsmanship


    Surfing isn't about yourself, but rather appreciating the ocean, and the people who share it with you.

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  • Using a Growth Mindset to Achieve our Dreams


    We all have dreams, and for most of us, those dreams involve being perfect at whatever it is we may be doing.

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  • How Campers Learn to Take Pride in Their Jewish Heritage at 6 Points


    I think it is important for our campers to develop a strong Jewish identity in their Jewish heritage, Jewish culture and Jewish faith. I believe that taking pride in your heritage, culture and faith inspires you to live a more Jewish life and to find your own unique Jewish identity that no one can ever take away from you.

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  • The Promises We Make

    When we join a team, we are making a vow to be our best selves and put the team first. When campers and staff join our camp community, we are making a promise to ourselves and to each other to embody our core values of leadership, teamwork, growth, sportsmanship, pride and intention.

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  • The Importance of Teaching Intention as a Head Coach


    Working at 6 Points has been a valuable experience for me because of how important the 6 Core Values are to the overall coaching program. The value that I have stressed the most to the baseball players has been “Intention.” At camp, “Intention” is coupled with the Hebrew meaning behind the word, which is combined with Jewish values surrounding prayer and community.

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