I confronted youths that were intimidating
Bullying, she says, is "generally defined as a systematic abuse of power, in which a stronger individual exhibits a pattern of intimidating behavior against someone weaker or less powerful." Although most research has addressed peer-to-peer bullying, the fact, as I have been saying for years, is that "nothing in the definition requires [such] a relationship, only 1 individual with perceived power over another." By its very nature, Swigonski says, the "coach-athlete relationship involves an inherent imbalance of power" because the "coach holds authority over his players." "Although plenty of coaches use affirming and encouraging coaching styles, bullying behavior such as demeaning, shaming, and name-calling remains a common aspect of coaching in sports at any level," Swigonski states. The Emotional Abuse of Elite Child Athletes By Their Coaches. As evidence, she points to a 2011 study in the United Kingdom which found that three-quarters of the 6,000 young adults ages 18 to 22 years interviewed about their experiences in sports earlier in adolescence reported at least 1 incident of emotional harm playing sports, one third of whom identified their coach as the main source of harm, and to a 2005 study and in articles adapted from that book for Moms - finding that 45% of children reported verbal misconduct by coaches, including name-calling and insulting them during play.
"I had to weave my way through [the young people] with the box in my hands.
Nicolai Vlasenko was questioned by police who took no further action after he was judged to have clearly been defending himself against nearly a dozen men.
A pair of bikers are being hunted by police after an off-duty police officer was knocked out when he confronted them for intimidating other drivers.
“Neil protested, explaining to authorities that he had a right to peaceful civil disobedience and freedom of assembly as granted by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.“Without warning, more than a dozen officers surrounded and attempted to grab Neil and other protestors.
The activists locked arms with each other – what we call 'Hug Power' – another non-violent technique used to exercise civil disobedience in opposing what we believe are unjust laws.“Police aggressively pulled apart protesters, shoved members of the crowd and arrested Neil and several other people.It shows two youth riding a motorcycle hurling abuses at the girls.