"Yeah, but Ocean View probably had players just as strong as Adam, maybe even stronger!" Henry was slightly annoyed. "All I have to do is jump and stop the ball, it 's not that big of a deal," was Yuki 's apathetic response. The following days consisted of the team practicing hard. Henry practiced the hardest of all, always asking for one more chance to perfect his serve or to successfully spike the ball over the net.
There are many drills that can be used to improve a player 's conditioning and skill levels. There are nothing like drills when it comes to bringing the team members closer together and making them work as a cohesive unit. So now you know why basketball drills are so good for a basketball team. Players, as well as coaches need to see that drills are so important when it comes to succeeding in basketball. There is no doubt that there are several elements that will aid you to increase your game abilities in every sport, such as the game of basketball,football and volleyball, and probably the single most significant of them is your vertical jump skill.
CRACK! My volleyball team and I were playing a game at practice. It had been a hard-hitting day of conditioning so our coach told us to loosen up by playing a game. The point of the game was to bump, set, and spike with only 3 people on the court. Everything was going smoothly until we did a rotation and I was setter, I was very anxious to be setter because I normally don’t set.
Being a setter in volleyball can be very difficult. A setter has to set the ball very high so that one of the hitters can get a nice hit. Often the setters make a mistake, either by setting it to the wrong hitter or not setting it high enough. Even if they make a lot of bad sets, they can still make the next one hittable. People in real life or characters in books are like this as well; sometimes they do bad things or make bad choices, but they still do some good things.
We lost twice the rest of the season and won seven games. Moreover, we had much more camaraderie. Despite feeling like a failure at first, I knew I could not give up with all these kids and their parents counting on me. I had to change what I did by putting my leadership and coaching skills to the test, developing moxie and confidence during the process. I never knew that a few third graders would teach me one of the most valuable lessons in my life: learning from failure to create
It came like a bullet towards my feet, I knelt down to dig but it was too late. The whistle blew, the referee signaled to award a point to the opposing team. The score was 15-25, first set was completed. My eighth grade volleyball coach asked if I was ready to get back in the second set; I hesitated. I knew my skill was no match for the other team but I had to decide: remain on the sideline to settle my pounding heart or get back onto the court to play the game I love.
This I Am I believe that competitive cheerleading taught me how to believe in myself. I couldn’t count how many times I have told myself that I could not do something. When I was twelve-years old I took up a love for competitive cheerleading. Every time I told myself I couldn’t do something, I wouldn’t even try. My coach told me it was a “mental block” and it was common in athletes that throw themselves in mid-air hoping to land on their feet.
I began playing water polo my freshman year at Archbishop Mitty, and I never thought it would make such a remarkable impact on my life. I was thinking in the beginning, maybe I’ll just do one year, or most two, but that has dramatically changed over the past three years. I can genuinely say that I have fallen in love with the sport. I don’t want to play just throughout my high school years, I want more, I want to play in college, I want to try out for the Olympic team, and after that I want to coach others and see their passion for the sport as well. Water Polo has done a lot for me in my life, it has introduced me to my two best friends, given me an outlet, and most importantly taught me how to be a leader, My best friends play important
We were playing with only a few mistakes that night, and we worked together as a team, as a result we won our first game. I didn’t get any points that night.. every time I went up to serve, I could feel my father’s eyes boring into me! If I messed up, I could feel tears swelling up into my eyes, I just wanted to make him proud of me. My passes were not as good as what I usually
I remember how I used to train as a kid : setting up flip flops as cones to do crossovers, shooting meant hitting the correct cracked spot on the wall and running ten laps of our front yard to strengthening myself. I remember how it brought me friends closer but at the same time, pushing them away. Basketball has taught me so many aspects of life that school wouldn’t teach. I learned how to be a competitor, how
I learned about not giving up on what you want just because you didn 't get it the first time, or because it is going to be a harder than you thought. If I fell off of the balance beam at practice, or at a competition, I would get back up and keep trying. I ended up A big part of gymnastics was trying new things. There was always some new flip or move that we hadn’t tried, and our coaches liked to make the girls on the team guinea pigs in leotards. Pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone was something I wasn 't used to at first.
It was the week before we vs Franklin in our championship game and this was actually my first time playing for an actual championship and they had so many different rules then city volleyball it was a bit hard to learn and remember all the rules but I got it down pretty well after a few games and practices. We actually won all of our games except 3 to make it to the championship game. I loved my teammates, they all worked really hard to call the ball and help each other out through stuff all of our practices went well and everything but it kinda sucked because even before the championship, we lost against Franklin twice so we were pretty nervous to hear that they won and we were going to be versing them. My coach kept saying, “Bella
If I made the choice my mom wants me to do that mean I would be back row and that would be embarrassing. My gut kept on telling me to just skip that one day of the volleyball tournament and go to that football game that I have been waiting for all summer. I had a few hours to think of what I should do so I took all the time I could to make my decision. Yah, I like volleyball more, but cheer rubbed off on me and I am starting to like cheer the same as I like
I went through excruciating pain, what I did not know at the specific time was that it would change my life forever. The toughest part of my trial was recovering from surgery, and the effects that came with it. As soon as football season had come to an end, I wanted to play basketball to stay in shape for track. I had a decent season on the JV team, when all of the sudden I heard a loud pop, almost the same pop you would hear from a helium balloon. I was laying on our opponents gym floor screaming, and
Kevin Durant uses him amazing shooting ability to carry his team to winning games. His length gives him the power to shoot over the top of defenders and lessens his chances of getting blocked. Kevin primarily relies on his shooting ability to put points on the scoreboard. LeBron on the other hand is not as gifted as a shooter, but he uses his power and explosiveness to