“The best defense is a good offense” is an adage that has been applied to many fields of endeavor, including games and military combat. Also known as the Strategic Offensive principle of war. Read more
In football, there is often a rivalry between a team’s offense and defense that must always be kept in balance, because winning teams realize that the offense and defense are inseparable. PR programs should be developed with this in mind, too.
As in the athletic context, an offensive communications program is the best antidote for a crisis. Too often, crisis plans are prepared in isolation of an organization’s proactive communication efforts. Then companies wonder why they’re unable to deliver a positive narrative from a defensive and reactive posture. A proactive approach serves as an effective inoculator and enables a brand to define itself before others do. Absent a proactive and reactive balance, a program’s effectiveness is severely limited. ~ Vince Lombardi
Thus, our formation for next game on 10/1 will be the usual => 3-2-2. Hopefully, take lead and drop back to 4-2-1. Protect goal. If we have substantial advantage we can switch to 2-3-2 formation which gives us an EVEN balance. Starting Goalie will be Corbin, Hayden, Savi or Tristan. Brian & Blake are backup goalies if we get in trouble.
Even though it is disappointing to lose…
Every great team needs to endure a loss or two because it teaches you humility, sportsmanship and it’s a great learning experience (figure out where you can improve).