Monthly Archives: September 2012

29 Sep

July is for consistency…

The month of July has now come and gone and in Manzano #1 we continue to play baseball. The beginning of my time here, teaching baseball, required little initiative on my part. The children in the community are very used to playing multiple sports in the course of a year. Futbol (soccer), surfing, volleyball and baseball are the most common sports that the children as well as most adult men take part in so getting the kids to play baseball...

22 Sep

Language Lesson

Back home in Maryland I work for, perhaps, the most highly esteemed baseball company in the nation, the Baseball Factory. It’s a blessing to be apart of a company that has within itself some of the brightest, hardworking people in the entire baseball world. Coaches and instructors that bring decades of combined playing and coaching experience. Player representatives the truly care if and when a student athlete makes the big decision of where to continue his or her playing career....

15 Sep

Nicaragua from my Athletic Eyes

This is my first blog post. My name is Jason and I am a current intern in the Waves of Hope program located in Manzano #1 in Chinandega, Nicaragua. Waves of Hope is a Canadian based non profit organization founded by Jamie Collum and Ben Orton and Earl Cahill, that aims at eliminating poverty, creating sustainable jobs, and equipping community members with resources to better their living. I would like to thank every one of you that helped me get...