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Bullying & Hazing

Articles

Rick Wolff discusses how coaches engage in behavior which Dr. Swigonski (author of “Bullying Behavior by Athletic Coaches”) has properly labeled as bullying; which clinicians Read more >

Useful infographic highlighting key data and information about bullying for those ages 12-18. Youth Bullying Infographic Read more >


Audio

In this episode, SCI Founder Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton discuss the value and need for an improved intercollegiate ombuds model. SCI is a major proponent of having a dedicated ombudsman Read more >


Case Studies

Tallahassee police charged three students with battery and hazing of Florida A&M freshman clarinet player Bria Hunter. Anna Werner spoke with a Florida A&M alumnus on the initiation Read more >

Comprehensive report regarding the Miami Dolphins and locker room culture involving Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin, and others. Read the Report To The National Football League Concerning Read more >


Tools

Bullying in athletics is not well-studied and is often a sensitive subject. However, we see it portrayed in popular films, adults tell tragic stories about quitting teams due to their past Read more >

Jeff Janssen gives information, statistics, and thought on the issue of hazing, and offers six steps aimed at hazing prevention for coaches and those in leadership roles on teams. While hazing is Read more >


Videos

The National Football League’s culture of violence has come under scrutiny after Miami Dolphins player Richie Incognito allegedly made bullying and racist threats to his teammate Jonathan Read more >

In this episode of SCI TV, we explore the theme of Athlete Hazing with Associate Executive Director of HazingPrevention.org, Emily Pualwan. She discusses the types of issues concerning hazing Read more >

In this episode of SCI TV, we explore bullying in the world of college and professional sports with Professor David Yamada who discusses the issues surrounding bullying and hazing in the sporting Read more >

Bullying in Sports
Bullying in sports and locker room culture is explored in the world of college and professional sports with Dr Gary Namie, Head of the Workplace Bullying Institute. In this video, Dr. Namie Read more >

Tallahassee police charged three students with battery and hazing of Florida A&M freshman clarinet player Bria Hunter. Anna Werner spoke with a Florida A&M alumnus on the initiation Read more >

This video examines crying in sports and issues of masculinity, the perception of sports, and historical underpinnings. ) Read more >

This video examines some examples of deviance in and around sports. Read more >

Roland Martin and Prof. Ricky Jones join Anderson Cooper on AC360 to discuss the perceived culture of hazing at historically Black colleges and universities. Read more >

Documentary highlighting some of the dangers of hazing. Read more >

Dr. Ken Pendleton and SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, examine some of the challenges in understanding and preventing issues related to locker room culture. “Unfortunately, this is a lot more okay in Read more >

This six-minute video features Dr. Catherine Bradshaw, a national expert in bullying prevention. She discusses approaches to avoid in bullying prevention and response. Read more >

Stepping on dog (blank) that’s on fire, being taped to a chair in your jockstrap in freezing weather or how’s about getting other players random food that they don’t eat? Check Read more >

Frank Deford reports on the troubling aspect of hazing taking place on marching bands at historically black colleges and universities. Read more >

Michael Pritchard is a one-of-a-kind speaker with a unique and upbeat message about the role of sports in the national conversation about bullying. Read more >

Anywhere there is a pecking order there is the potential for bullying. For children, the competitive nature of sports can add an extra element of aggression. Dennis Douda for Mayo Clinic Sports Read more >

Bullying in Sports
Dr. Gary Namie of the Workplace Bullying Institute outlines the business case against bullying in any workplace. The lessons apply while in the sports world. Read more >


Weblinks

Hank Nuwer, author of numerous articles and books on hazing, maintains this website to identify links to anti-hazing resources. It also provides some hazing videos and a map of hazing deaths Read more >

The Outside the Lines team investigates important trends and topics in sports. Read more >

This is a resource for students, faculty, and administrators at Cornell University setting forth the school’s policies regarding hazing. It also provides a phone number for an antihazing hotline. Read more >

This website is designed to help you understand, plan and manage conflict with one or more members of a team. Tool Created by Camilo Azcarate, JD, MA Read more >

The mission of Stop Hazing is to promote safe school, campus and organizational climates through research, information sharing and the development of data-driven strategies for hazing prevention. Read more >