Personal Narrative: A Personal Story On An Archery Team

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When I was in the eighth grade I was on the archery team. I had always felt left out because I always shot worse than other archers on the team. When I went to practice and the tournaments I had always felt like the team didn’t need me, because I always shot under the team average of 275. When I was in eighth grade I was an alternate but due to someone unable to attend I was moved up and put on the state roster. Going back to seventh grade I was in the same boat, but I only made it as an alternate and not as part of the team. The only difference was that I got to take part in the competition in eighth grade. In the beginning I thought that I could find out what I was doing wrong and fix it. The problem was that I had no clue what had…show more content…
My scores at practice were on the rise, so I was excited to shoot at the tournament at the end of the week. It was the night before the tournament and I was shooting really good compared to what I had been shooting. Moe was at practice that same night to see how I was doing with the new techniques. He said that I should be ready for for the tournament. So we got to the tournament and it was an hour before we had to shoot. I was nervous and could not wait for the shooting to start. I went over and talked to Moe to review. Then I went and got my bow and arrows and did a pre-shoot check of my equipment. Everything was in good shape and I was ready to go. I put my equipment where it needed to be and went to my seat. That is when I realized that I needed to take a breath and slow down. Then I heard the whistle to go get my bow, then I arrived on the line and waited until I got the command to shoot. I started shooting and it looked good until we had to move back to 15 meters. That is when I started to shoot bad. That was normal for me because every shooter has trouble shooting at that distance. But when we got done I added up my score and I was happy. It was a good day because I had shot a 270 out of
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