A Career in Sports Courses Essay

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I am applying for sports courses as I have an interest in a range of sports and am looking to go into a career where I can make the most of this interest. Through my years at school I have always taken any opportunity to participate in any sport open to me, though my chosen sport is now rowing, where I have competed internationally.
I also used to compete at national level in judo. From my experiences of these sports, and because I spend so much time training with my team mates we all feel quite close to each other and it encourages a friendly, competitive atmosphere. I enjoy this as being competitive ultimately leads to better results and I feel these flows over into my school life as well. The main reason I like rowing are the mental
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I am applying for sports courses as I have an interest in a range of sports and am looking to go into a career where I can make the most of this interest. Through my years at school I have always taken any opportunity to participate in any sport open to me, though my chosen sport is now rowing, where I have competed internationally.
I also used to compete at national level in judo. From my experiences of these sports, and because I spend so much time training with my team mates we all feel quite close to each other and it encourages a friendly, competitive atmosphere. I enjoy this as being competitive ultimately leads to better results and I feel these flows over into my school life as well. The main reason I like rowing are the mental pressure it puts on you which makes you mentally stronger; this helps support me in all issues that arise in life and education.
I have achieved a large range of wins and good results both in rowing and judo. In rowing I am a 6 time Irish medallist, 2 of these being wins, both of which were national records. I was in the crew which currently holds the record for the highest ever Irish result at the London Schools Head which draws crews from all around the world. I am also under 16 Ulster champion in the men’s 8’s and have represented my province 4 times, 3 of which were converted to wins. I also have in the region of 40 other medals from various races from all over Ireland.
In Judo I was ranked second in the UK for my weight when I
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