Americans take their school football seriously especially in the south. Some coaches even put their teenage players through a Navy Seals type 'Hell Week' to prepare them for the upcoming season.
There was outrage in South Africa when it emerged the Spingboks had been put through a harsh military style regime dubbed 'Kamp Staaldraad' prior to the 2003 Rugby World Cup. The team failed to progress beyond the quarter finals and coach Rudolph Straeuli later resigned.
Alex Ferguson was famous for his hairdryer treatment. Practice matches in Nowlan Park are said to be ferocious, but would elite soccer or GAA players be treated the way school students are in this film?