Tournament Softball Research Paper

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“You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that”-(Michael Jordan). Since the age of four, softball has always been my favorite leisure activity. However, at the level I competed during my high school career it was not what I would consider a leisure activity. Due to the time commitment required for tournament softball, it was more like a job. It was, however, the type of job that everyone dreams of, a job that I enjoyed almost more than anything. During the summer and fall seasons I practiced four days during the week and traveled to tournaments every weekend. I continued to practice throughout the winter with my tournament team and in the spring I played for my high school team. Over the years I made amazing memories and, along with my tournament team, won several Maryland State Titles. Softball is a sport that has taught me so many important life lessons including teamwork,…show more content…
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