Several years ago, I decided that my passion was baseball. It was my favorite activity, and I practiced in my free time. In seventh grade, I planned to audition for the school baseball team. I desired to make the team more than anything. My skills were consistently satisfactory the previous years; however, this was different.
I’ve wanted to become a Coach since I was very little. It has always been a my dream to be a coach. 3. Being a coach isn’t easy it comes with a lot of responsibility even if your only coaching at a local high school. But coaching at the college level comes with a lot more!!
Nothing is impossible when you put in hard work. My life has changed, I won’t stop trying until i reach to my goals. I have been through the good and bad times, sometimes i get tired and wanted to give up but my coach’s words inspired me to do better. Without him, I would already gave up and never get to experienced this
Interscholastic athletic participation has influenced my character in ways I never fathomed. As an athlete, failure is inevitable. Even the greatest athletes have failed at some point. As a hurdler, I have countless scars from stumbling over hurdles. Through this failure, however, athletics has taught me how to get up, move on, and learn from my mistakes.
For instance my best friend and I met playing t-ball at the age of four, we have been friends ever since and now continue to play college baseball on the same team. I love this sport because it connects so many different types of people. In the Major Leagues for instance, there is multiple different races in this sport. It doesn’t matter if you are an American,
Being a member of this team has given me more confidence than I ever thought a shy girl could attain. In addition to gaining confidence, I have learned to be humble. I train my mind and my body both on and off the field during the season as well as during the off season, but I still cannot take all the credit for what I accomplish in this sport. I have been blessed with a driven and quick-learning mind, a healthy immune system, and the body of an athlete. I also give credit to my coaches and to my teammates because I could never be where I am today if it were not for their inspiration and motivation.
I’ve learned many things about softball, but one that has stuck out to me and that also applies to life is that it can be fun. However, sometimes things happen and people have got to just keep pushing through it. My third year of softball my team was very proficient, strong, and confident. When it came time to go to our first tournament, we were unquestionably excited. We knew we were going to do excellent because our team was undefeated, and with our confidence, we could do anything we wanted.
My favorite sport is baseball, the American pastime. Unfortunately baseball is losing its fan base to other more action driven sports, however it has always been my favorite. The fact that you can trace baseball back so many years is cool to me. It's like I'm watching a bit of history when I go to a game. Nothing beats going to a baseball game and seeing all the raging fans cheer for their team.
John Wooden once said “failure is not fatal but failure to change might be”(John Wooden Quote.) Wooden was addressing the idea that one only fails if they do not change after messing up. I never fully understood that principle until I attempted the FFA Creed Career Development Event. After not giving all that I could during the contest, I experienced the worst defeat of my FFA career. I had always thought that Wooden’s statement was only inspire those who had lost, but through personal failures I have learned otherwise.
the drills were much harder than I was used too, and I got very confused easily for what I was supposed to do. After some more practices, I started doubting the skill I had because of the drills and plays we did. From that day forward, I realized that you learn from the tiny mistakes and all you can do to get better was to never give up, even if you weren't the best at something. I challenged myself to try my hardest at practice, and after a while I finally understood more plays and drills thanks to some practice and my very supportive teammates. Throughout the season, I learned that you should NEVER give up on what you love to do, and that you should always challenge yourself to get better by practicing or asking for some
I imagined gaining the feeling of excitement that she said she had when players like Jackie Robinson stepped out on the field, which was far beyond my time. It was exciting for me to hear her stories. While baseball had sentimental value for people like my grandmother, football was my baseball. I have grown up in a football family, all my brothers played football, so I grew an appreciation for the sport because I was a tomboy. When I had my son I became even more passionate about it.