The 13 mile run was a huge accomplishment and made me feel like I could accomplish anything if I put my mind to it. I feel this confidence boost is affecting me in different areas in my life. I feel more confident as an individual and do not feel the need to follow the pack. I have learned to push myself and to never give up. Step 7: The Atonement.
Seeing athletes become so powerful, strong, and fast. Seeing the effects of adrenaline of the athletes competing. Being in this environment of amazing athletes sparked an interest in me of how the body works. This interest has developed over time into me wanting to become a doctor. A single sport has grown into one of the greatest influences on me and has overall helped me become a better person.
I learned the techniques and rules of track and field, basketball, and cross-country. I learned about teamwork and hard work. However, my family, my CYO coaches and my CYO experiences taught me much more. They taught me to win humbly and lose graciously. I have learned these are the finest skills not only on the athlete field but also in daily life.
I have much to improve on and to work on in my sports but i’m constantly training and learning from people who have been there and were at the skill level that I need to be at. They push me and show me how I need to work and I follow because i want to be the best possible that I can possible be. That’s how John Proctor and I are hardworking people. Though John Proctor and I have many differences and are very different people we also have some similarities. Traits that we share are that we are Proud, aggressive, and hardworking.
Initially, I would choke up and do everything I could in order to get out of taping and having to face the fact that I was not the best at it. Eventually, as I practiced in my free time and put my all into the task, I prevailed and finally got to work with the athletes on that level. Knowing that I was capable of aiding athletes throughout the seasons has made me feel as though I was doing something for the greater good. “Take the initiative in all that you do.” Working with different people daily can get busy- duties can be mixed up and often, time can slip away while one is in the middle of a
Throughout my high school career athletics have had a major impact on my experiences and have shaped me into the person I am today. High school sports have taught me some of the most important and valuable lessons in life. Sports have illustrated life in many ways by not only subjecting me to success and victory, but also by putting me through adversity and defeat. Some of the most valuable lessons athletics have brought to me can be summed up in one quote by the legendary Vince Lombardi. Lombardi said, “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” I believe that some of the greatest things that I have learned through sports have been imparted upon me after I experienced some sort of adversity, great or small.
Marsha was encouraged to be an Athletic Trainer by playing so many sports in high school and seeing the Athletic Trainer do such a great job. She realized how important an Athletic Trainer was and how much of a difference they made. The Athletic Trainers are at every game and aside from being prepared for a player to get hurt, they are also there cheering for your victory. The Athletic Trainer at the
Dance is a sport because it requires work ethic, athletic ability, and builds confidence and emotion. One reason why dance is a sport is because it requires work ethic. There are so many things dancers do that are equivalent to any other sport: “We compete, It’s a workout, We stretch, We gain muscle, You need good stamina, We have uniforms, We could have equipment, We have to remember things, We get injured, Dance is difficult.” (10 Reasons Why Dance Is A Sport). The evidence states everything that dancers do. If a football or soccer
“My favorite part of running is running with my team. Obviously running really hurts and takes a lot of energy and training, but it is much easier when you can train alongside your friends and teammates. Going through such intense training brings us very close together and I’ve made some of my best friends on the team.” Speaking of friends, Lakes teammate, Braden Heimbaugh adds “The team brotherhood that we share is the main motivation and driver through the intense workouts that we do.” Lake continues “Another thing I really like about running is the feeling of accomplishment when I’m done. It feels really good to have completed a tough workout, especially if I’ve hit all my times” But not all aspects of running can be positive. “My least favorite part of running is definitely the stress and pain.
The coaches push you to your limits so you can achieve your goal. If you are not doing the drill that you are supposed to be doing the whole team will have to do more conditioning. Conditioning is like exercising, but a little harder. Cheerleading is hard. Cheerleading is a fun sport though at certain times.