Dr. James Naismith created a game that was intended to be fun, provide exercise while challenging the minds of the players, encouraging teamwork , discipline and hard work. The game could be used as a vehicle to build character and teach sportsmanship. Dr. Naismith also knew “the game” could teach the lessons of life and faith. Dr. Naismith said, With the proper perspective, we can gain wisdom and insight to our purpose and “leave this world a better place for being here.” We believe that is “The Naismith Legacy Way”
Over the years, Dr. Naismith’s dream has faded as the world has taken the game in other directions. As stewards of His legacy and his beloved game that has had a huge impact on the world and culture, we will restore his dream by restoring the game to those roots.
Our movement will lead all the participants of the game, including players, coaches, parents and officials to change direction and rebuild the legacy of the game for generations who come after us. We will restore, The Naismith Way