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How Golf Changed My Life

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When my parents first took me to the pool, I played in the water like any other kid would with my floaties and pool noodles. I knew my parents were big on sports, but was always unsure on which they would settle me in. For awhile, I was set on golf since my dad started taking me out to golf courses and arranging golf lessons with one of his colleagues; golf was what interested him. Little did I know, my parents had different plans for me. They changed their minds and I was introduced to a swim coach after school one afternoon. I was able to start that same day, so I did, and that shortly became the one thing in my life that stayed constant ever since. Along with being a swimmer, I was also a ballerina and a pianist. I became a dancer first, then quickly switched over to play the piano since I was more interested in learning to play an instrument. I tried out…show more content…
It has always been a dream of mine to do what they do, to teach and coach children about swimming. These coaches influenced me to keep pursuing my dreams and because of this, I want to inspire and encourage others to do the same. The strong impact of my very first coach who I connected with early on in the season has led the six-year-old me to discover a new passion that I know will stay with me for a long time. It was the unique techniques he used while coaching that drew me into the swimming world. My first swim coach was an outstanding coach and an excellent teacher. He, without a doubt, set high standards for other coaches following him. He always motivated me to aim higher. He has inspired me in every way and has been a great influence in my life. Henry Drummond once said, “The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.” My coach did just that and I have been aiming to embark as strong of an impact on someone as he did on
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