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Discussion Guide: Her Best Move


Movie Synopsis

Her Best Move is the story of soccer player Sara Davis, a high school girl trying to balance teenage life with the chance to join the US National Team. 

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Discussion Questions

  1. Does Sara’s coach, Lorrie, exemplify a Double-Goal Coach®? Why or why not? Pay close attention to how Lorrie speaks to the team and individual team members.
  2. Sara’s parents have different opinions on what’s the right path for her. How does this affect Sara? What behavior by her parents would be best for Sara?
  3. Is Sara a Triple-Impact Competitor®? Why or why not?
  4. Give 3 examples of how the lessons Sara learns playing soccer translate to other parts of her life.
  5. At the end of the movie, why do you think Sara lets Regina score the final goal and send her off to nationals? What does this show about her character and her being a team leader?

What Parents Need To Know

Parents need to know that Sara's parents are estranged -- Dad is sleeping at his office -- which may be difficult for some kids of divorced parents.

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