My Year Of An Athlete

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As I look back throught my years of an athlete, I have had a great opportunity to be part o awesome organizations under the directions amazing coaches. The first sport I played was t-ball. According to my parents, I was so excited about my first game, I sleep in my uniform so I would not be late to the game that was at 5 o’clock in the afternoon. It was a lot of fun, sometimes I would hit the ball and sometimes I would miss, it did not matter to me I was on the team. At the age o six I started playing basketball or Little Dribblers and continued on unitl I completed public school. I must say, I had a great jump shot and was also an aggressive man-to-man player. During those timed I learned a lot from my teammates, coaches, spectators and my family. My teammates gave me a place of being part of a group and having responsibilities o a teammate. The coaches taught me the fundamentals the sport and taught me perseverance; win or lose you must show good sportsmen ship. The spectators helped improve my concentration by teaching me the tune out the excess noise and pay close attention to the coach. Then I was my family; my supporter mentally, financially ad most importantly my personal chauffeur. While perticipating as an athletic at an early age, I was influenced in a number of ways. I developed physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. I gained self-esteem, self-discipline, self-confidence, and developed team spirit. Along with learning the values associated with
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