Two summers ago, I had suffered a back and knee injury that were major setbacks to my progress. I was under the pressure of preparing for the lead role in my skating rink’s adaptation of the Nutcracker and my Novice skating tests. During my sessions, I focused on my weaknesses and spent several hours a day practicing my jumps. However, training multiple hours a day and repeating that process
Having a school system run on a four-day rotation would increase their success by offering more opportunities for lesson and work time. Lessons in class are rushed and left unfinished due to the tight time restraints placed upon teachers. They are given an inadequate amount of time to teach the excessive amount of material given to them to cover and, more often than not, they fall behind in their lesson plan, leaving them unable to teach all of the topics in each of their classes. Teachers struggle in reciting the entire lesson within the given time. With the extra fifteen to twenty minutes on their hands they could
This can take years to win even just a couple of races. You also need to attract sponsors to get the financial backing to race full time. You need to train at least 5 hours a day to become a pro as well. Dedicate your life to it. It is a strenuous and demanding sport.
For one, it is extremely difficult no matter what role you play in the band i.e. color guard, percussionist in the pit or other member. Even though some members of the band may exert less energy than others it is really difficult to be in marching band. DCI and other competitive leagues of marching band are proof that marching band is extremely competitive. In DCI every member has to audition every year, and before auditions for DCI you have to make all-state.
After the emotions of victory vanished, realized the whole gravity of such a position. To tell the truth, being in charge of the entire team is extremely challenging. Every single day the leader has to motivate and inspire each player. He must have the ears of an elephant, the eyes of an owl, and the patience of a turtle trying to pass the crossroad in during traffic hours. The above mentioned characteristics compose only about forty percent of a captain’s duties.
Along with many friends that helped me get through rough times to make me the person I am today. My family for sure, plays the biggest part in shaping of who I am today. Growing up wasn’t always smooth sailing, I often was influenced by many negative people that tried and guide me in the wrong direction;however, my family members were the ones that never seized to stop improving me. During the peak of my junior year when all the algebra, physics, history, and english classes were piling up in enormous numbers and were causing me to stress and
Personal Narrative Tackle football at Waterford Sabercats was hard for me when I first started. The first week was running non stop and it wore me out. “You are almost done,” I remember my dad telling me when we were doing an exhausting dill. But as the week progressed, I got used to the conditioning, but it still hurt. The coach announced that we would receive our pads the next week, but you had to complete five days of conditioning.
But - one of the things related to sports is that a lot of people get injured, and they get into depression and they hit rock bottom. When I was 16, I pulled a muscle while I was training. There was a tear in the muscle, and surgery was too expensive and could possibly cause long-lasting problems, so I decided to wait for it to heal. At that point, I didn 't have enough money and help to take care of my injury and help continue my tennis career once I got better. Sports are expensive, especially if you want to go on a national/international level.
One of the physical requirements is a test that measures a certain level of strength, stamina and knowledge of tools, this test is given to them before they can be a full time firefighter. Another physical requirement is bearing the heat and the cold in the winter and summer. In the summer, their suit is too hot and in the winter the suit is too cold. Lastly, the work schedule is physically exhausting on the men, due to long days of nonstop responding to calls. One of the mental requirements is a recently new requirement, which is to become a fire fighter, you most acquire either 90 college credits or a two-year fire science degree.