Meet Dr. Kwame M. Brown

I went from a teenager who felt awkward moving, to someone who is helping to transition the concept of human movement to a more playful, cooperative, creative path.

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Move Theory Articles

  • Real Talk: Solving The Virus In Our...

    I am angry about this mess we are in from a viral desire to maintain the power structure at all costs.  There were, yet again, multiple instances of young black males being harassed and even killed by police officers.  This has included excessive force, general harassment, …

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    Think kids just need “multipl...

    Multiple sports enrollment is not the panacea
    There has been this trend over the past few years of talking about preventing overuse injuries and preventing burnout in kids by encouraging them to enroll in multiple sports.  I am going to tell you here why I think that …

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  • What is the purpose of play?...

    What is the Purpose of Play?
    Let me ask you a question in return:  Which kid?  At which moment?  At what stage?
    I have heard people say “Kids play because (fill in the blank)” so often.  They say that the purpose of play is to prepare ourselves, and …

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  • Kwame’s 10 (Random) Thoughts ...

    I did a video for the Good Men Project sharing my reflections on Fatherhood.  Here are 10 more thoughts I had on my 3rd Father’s Day.  (I know, some of you have only had two.  Let me be the voice of experience:  It is exactly …

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  • 5 Things About Our Family, Communit...

    Local Food and Family Go Together
    Granddad giving a little help
    Last week, our daughter had a great time with my father in law and his amazing garden! In addition to being an educator (former principal and current school board member), he has been growing vegetables and …

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