Colorguard or winterguard is a sport of the arts that can be performed by all genders, and of all ages. It is a performance based activity that utilizes dance movements, hand-eye coordination, technique, and talent. Despite being ostracized sometimes by the ignorant people at school, colorguard has shaped me into a better person through keeping me active and in shape, giving me amazing best friends, and teaching me discipline. Color guard is a strenuous activity that involves a lot of cardio such as running and dancing with flags, sabres, and rifles. Because of colorguard, I was able to exercise to my full capacity even to the point of feeling like passing out.
Basketball is one of the most competitive sports in North America. Not only do I play because of the competitiveness but it also gives me good exercise, increases your hand-eye coordination ability, and trains you to focus more. Basketball is a sport which requires a lot of focus. When I Play basketball, I have to focus on my surroundings, my teammates, weak points in their defense etc. Studies show that playing Basketball helps you focus more in school.
Have you ever seen a really tall person and thought to yourself ¨wow they must play basketball¨? Well if you ever have then you're not alone there is a stereotype that has been around since the 1940's that taller people should play basketball when in reality it does not matter how tall you are as long as you have the right set of skills you can be an all time great. Back in 2008 the NBA (National Basketball Association) stated that the average height of an nba player is 6 feet .98 inches.(Nall, Rachel. " Is Height Important in Basketball?" LIVESTRONG.COM.
In a world like today’s, finding a positive role model to emulate can be very difficult. As the world becomes more connected, children have access to so much more information. They are able to keep up on the latest on all sorts of things, including celebrities. It is becoming more common for children to look up to celebrities rather than people in their own communities. Boys who dream of becoming a professional basketball player probably look up Lebron James or Kobe Bryant and girls who want to grow up to be a famous actress probably keep up to date with Angelina Jolie and all her upcoming movies.
My nervous smile spread across my face and the music began. Leaping back and forth across the mat even more powerful than I ever have before calmed my nerves. My first and most important gymnastic passes was approaching, it had to be powerful, precise, and clean. I could feel my legs shaking as I ran fast into my double front flip. The rest of the pass went fast
In stanza three the ball is personified to lay emphasis on flicks skill, and a simile likens Flick’s hands to wild birds. Yet irrelevant, the lug wrench is personified in the next stanza we jumped back to the present. While “the ball loved flick” (Updike) the lug is indifferent to Flick’s skill. In the last stanza, a metaphor depicts flick as standing “kind of coiled”, signifying the old basketball player within flick is still ready to spring. The last two lines liken the town of candy to former applauding audiences in the seats.
Symbolism is one of the many literary devices used in this novel to help emphasize the author’s main idea or central message.. The symbolism Sherman Alexie used was to emphasize his main message through basketball. At Wellpinit the reservation school basketball symbolized failure and doubt for Junior because he was always underestimated. Major changes were made once Junior decided to go to Reardan. Junior changed a lot since he went to Reardan Junior built up confidence and hope because, “Back on the rez, I was a decent player, I guess.
There are many other aspects of dance then just learning the “moves”. A dancer must have well trained technique, flexibility, muscular body, know terminology, memorize steps and so much more. There are so many important aspects of dance most people do not realize. If dance was given more publicity, more people would view it as a
The competitiveness feels as if it's incognito; because if you do the trick before your friend does, he or she get super pumped for you and then you get super pumped from them and tell them, “ you got it next try.” Then when they do you all get pumped up and are hyped on each other for landing it. After that y'all feel like the coolest people on the planet. That's why when skateboarding, you have a constant goal everyday waiting to be
The sport of basketball is known as a fun past time for any person young or old. Basketball is a great way of exercise and a great way to have fun with friends and possibly make some new ones. I love to watch and play the game, basketball is a very entertaining sport and can be played by anyone. Basketball has many negative and positive things about it based on my opinion. Basketball is known as a good pastime in many people’s eyes but can also be seen as a passion for many others.
But I couldn’t just give up ! I had a strong bond with my teammates. Plus I loved performing because it gave me a rush of excitement and adrenaline throughout my body. Being on this team has taught me that I am capable of achieving anything I set my mind to and that I can be a leader. Whenever the captain and co-captain were not able to make it to practice I was the
Hoopla Cliques production of ‘Chores’ entertained and influenced young audiences as they followed the life of two teenage boys Patty and Jules. By Completing their chore of cleaning their room Patty and Jules could continue doing the things they love. By Successfully utilising conventions of clowning and manipulating tension the production was easily able to communicate the dramatic meaning, when hard work is achieved, you can have the fun you dreamt of. Conventions of clowning where accurately manipulated throughout the piece to convey a storyline that kept the audience’s attention. One of these convention was the use of slapstick.
Can an image tell us everything we want to know about what happened? Why or why not? An image can not tell us everything we want to know about what happened. The images can be changed or altered by a editor during and after a person is having an interview for example or even a picture with photoshop.
Did you know that in March Madness (one of the biggest tournaments for college basketball) that there are over 9 million dollars spent on just betting. No commercials or anything, just betting. College basketball is so much more interesting than NBA basketball, but in the NBA the stadiums are bigger so more people come. People don't realize how lazy players are in the NBA. College basketball is so much more interesting than NBA because they try harder in games, they rebound, which leads to big things, and there has been more money spent on March Madness than any other tournament in college basketball.