The World's Largest Sports Festival

From baseball to badminton, rugby to roller derby, chess to cheerleading… Pokatok is a festival of world sports and competitors, from amateur to professional.

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Spring 2024   |   Houston, Texas
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Intersection of all things sport
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What is the Most Difficult Sport? Part 1 – Stick & Ball Sports

Coach Jay dives into the heated debate of what the most difficult sports are, starting with the stick-and-ball sports.

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The 7 Best Soccer Chants Around the World

Pokatok’s Coach Jay talks about some of the best chants heard at football (or soccer) matches around the world.

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Is There a Worse Sound than the Yankee Strikeout Whistle?

Sometimes sports traditions are downright teeth-grinding, cringey, and annoying. Here’s Coach Jays personal list.

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The Eight Best Student Section Chants

Crowd involvement can make huge impacts on sporting events… but these are the top eight in Coach Jay’s opinion.

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The Most Embarrassing Walk-Up Songs Possible

Over the course of history, there have been some truly iconic pairings of athlete and song. These are not those.