Synchronized swimming Essays

  • Personal Narrative: Synchronized Swimming

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    troop participated in another try-it day. This time it was for synchronized swimming. The girls on the team knoxed our hair, did our makeup, helped us decorate suits, and taught us our very own routine. I was a mess with bad hair and crooked goggles, nearly drowning the entire time, but I was in love. I had never felt so free as I did in the water, and dreamed of being as elegant and artistic as the swimmers were. So I took official swimming lessons and joined the team when I was ten. For the next six

  • Personal Narrative: My Synchronized Swimming Team

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    There is a bond between me and the girls on my synchronized swimming team. I stand in the center of an intricate web, ropes tying me to all twenty-five girls. Some of the connections are loose, providing enough slack to allow independent movement. Others are tightly wound, connecting me to my teammates completely. As my swimming team’s captain, I have gained awareness to my team’s deeper level of relationships. I must pay attention to the outer reaches of the web, where the girls cling on only by

  • My Disney World-Personal Narrative

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    I was seven years old at the time and like most seven year olds i've dreamed of going to disney world.but there was one bad thing about it we had to take a bus to get there. Well at the time they told me we had to but we really didn't.and what made it worst was that all majority of my family was coming.why you ask is that such a bad thing its fun doing things with family.yeah your right in all but we going to all going to be on a bus for over 10 hours together. I remember the time only a few of

  • Essay On Pole Vaulting

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    There are many different types of different hobbies and sports for people to choose from. Because I am an active competitive athlete in track and field, I find the sport extremely enjoyable to participate in, and just as exciting to watch. Learning how to become a successful, hard working athlete takes time and patience. More specifically, being a pole vaulter, the training and technique needed to be successful in this particular event is crucial. If interested in the sport of pole vaulting, it

  • Personal Narrative: My Inner City Recreation Program

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    Along with VBS I also volunteered with an inner city recreation program that took place at a boathouse in Lawrence, MA on the Merrimack river, where I now work seasonally and row, for two years. With this program, inner city recreation programs would come one day a week for a couple hours so the kids could swim, take out kayaks, canoes and sailboats and swim in the river. My job during the hours these rec. groups were there was to push kids out into the water in canoes and kayaks and give swim tests

  • Skating Informative Speech

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    Name: Brooke Bowyer Speech Topic: Kristi Yamaguchi General Purpose: Inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about renown figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi Thesis Statement: Through her accomplishments as an Olympic gold medalist, author, mother, wife and philanthropist, Kristi Yamaguchi exemplified what it is to be a professional woman athlete. I. Introduction A. ATTENTION GETTER: So how many of you have had the chance to experience the very fun yet difficult activity of ice-skating? If you

  • Reflective Essay On Rowing

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    I know from first-hand experience that athletes can become bored, tired, and all out frustrated when training for long periods of time. In the sport of rowing, it is year-round training, which can become quite overwhelming and long. While the fall and spring are the two seasons of racing, the summer and winter seasons are when the rowers are putting in the meters perfecting their technique and stroke, to ensure that they are at their best come racing season. The winter season is the most grueling

  • Disadvantages Of Expert Swimming

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    discussion by listing the main causes of this fear. The Main Causes 1. This fear can be related to a frightening experience that happened during childhood. 2. It is sometimes caused by the instinctive fear of death (i.e. drowning). 3. It can be taught by swimming instructors who use stressful or ineffective teaching methods. 4. It may be related to the “fear of the unknown.” Many people do not want to swim

  • The Importance Of Swimmer's Ear In Kids

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    Swimmer’s Ear in Kids: Important Things to Know Swimming is extremely beneficial for the kids as much as it is for the adults. In fact, if you are able to let your kid join the swim lessons in Queen Creek as early as possible, he/she will surely be thanking you later for the healthy body and the fresh mind that you have initiated them into. Having said that, while introducing your kid to swimming, you have to take certain safety standards and make sure that the little one’s initial encounter with

  • Scrooge's Character Analysis

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    ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim” says Vicki Harrison, the author of Dressed to Thrill. Learning to swim is something that almost everyone can accomplish. Much like swimming in the ocean, no matter how overwhelming it can become, everyone can learn to cope with their grief. For the main character, however, he strives to take on his grief without learning to swim. Throughout the story, three ghost visit Scrooge and help

  • My Swimming Career: A Short Story

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    bench waiting to be escorted to the starting blocks, I couldn’t help but think, this is the end of my swimming career. I had spent the last eleven years of my life dedicating my life to this sport and it was all ending. I remembered all the six am practices, the miles and miles traveled to swim meets, and the thousands of yards I had put into my training. I looked over at my cousin, who was also swimming at state in the 100 breaststroke as me, and flashed a nervous smile. She looked at me with big eyes

  • An Argumentative Essay On Soul Surfer

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    The Hamiltons live in Lihue, Kauai. They are a happy family who loves to surf. On February 8, 1990 the Hamiltons had their third and final child. Her name is Bethany. Bethany has two older brothers, Noah and Tim. Bethany learned to surf at a very young age. By the time she was 8 she was surfing competitively against other young surfers. She was so good, that when she was 9, she got her first sponsorship. Bethany spent so much time surfing that she was home schooled and her mom was her teacher.

  • Informative Essay On Survival Swim

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    their child learning how to swim. Survival swim lessons gives infants and toddlers the skills they need to move through the water independently while incorporating being able to breath when needed. Although some parents are fearful of their child swimming, infants and toddlers should be enrolled in survival swim lessons. It is common to dismiss this silent killer. Seventy five percent of drowning victims are between the age one and three (MomsTEAM). More than half of these drownings occur in the child’s

  • Personal Narrative: My Swim Coach

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    My swim coach is someone I have known for very little time, but I already know will make a huge impact in my life. Bob has been coaching for over forty years and although I have only known him for three weeks, I have already developed a love-hate relationship with him. He loves to torture me at practice, and I hate it. He is an older guy with a big personality. You can hear him even when he’s not in the room. He loves to joke around, but I don’t laugh hysterically when he “jokes” about making

  • Advantages Of Lifeguard

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    Keeping pace with popular opinion, there are many advantages to having a summer job as a lifeguard. The most notable and obvious is the financial gain one can receive. Being a lifeguard is one of the highest paying jobs a minor can work. With it comes money to spend and money to manage that one otherwise would not have obtained. Furthermore, the work experience is valuable, appreciated, and quite helpful with other jobs. The duties of a lifeguard develop trust, respect for authority, and camaraderie

  • Personal Narrative: Who I Am As A Learner

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    Who I am as a learner. Well let me start by letting me tell you that I am a very good at swimming so good went to nationals this summer ,I placed 2nd overall in my age division. This summer I also placed 1 in my best stroke which is breaststroke. When I was in third grade it was New Years Day and I was at my Grandma 's house when his dog attacked me. we rushed to the urgent care and I got glued up. The doctor was super nice and he gave my bubblegum smelling glue. I was very sad that I couldn

  • Personal Statement: Marine Biology

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    I have wanted to be a marine biologist since I was in kindergarten. I grew up being around the water with a beach house on the cape and since age eight, I have competed on a swim team. I am now a lifeguard, swim instructor, and an assistant swim coach. My freshman year I thought I had everything planned out for college. I knew where I wanted to go and what I wanted to do. Then, my sophomore year, I got a postcard in the mail from Maine Maritime. I started researching the school and soon fell in love

  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Journey Back To California

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    the water to get to the crack that starts the tsunami. She swims and swims so deep it starts to get dark. While she was swimming she opened her mouth forgetting she’s under water. She swallowed some water and scrunched her face because of the saltiness. While she was swimming she saw something like a rock so she knew she was close to the ground. She keeps swimming and swimming. Cara finally gets to the bottom of the ground and moved her hands around to touch the ground. It was bumpy and she felt

  • Day School Swimming Personal Statement

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    honor, wisdom, respect, and compassion. My dedication to swimming and to the Day Camp have allowed me to become more actively involved in the community. Through these acts of service and leadership, my true self emerges strong and emboldened. The sport of swimming is remarkable and inspiring as it opens your eyes to a whole new light. After ten years of dedication, I have had the embrace of the team experience and grown in so many ways. Swimming has taught me to be to put forth my best effort, to never

  • John Rhodes Community Center Pool Case Analysis

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    Introduction The John Rhodes Community Centre Pool (John Rhodes) is a public pool owned by the City of Sault Ste. Marie that offers public swim and swimming lessons (Matthews, Radford, Maxfield, McCaig, McCaig,vClargo, & Cotgreave, n.d.) Problem Statement Kate Smith, the Aquatic Supervisor, has to decide if switching to the new Red Cross Swim program is the right choice. Additionally, she must deal with ongoing parent pressuring and complaints towards the current program and staff. Lastly, with