High school allows people discover who they are, whether it’s in the classroom or in extracurricular activities. Even though extracurricular activities play a minor role in college admissions, they define people and help them discover a talent they possess. I, myself, have participated in many activities, such as National Honor Society, Math Club, and Ping Pong Club, but the one that has been the most meaningful to me is tennis. Although the definition of tennis is, “a game in which two or four players strike a ball with rackets over a net stretched across a court”, many don’t realize that there is much more to this sport.
The character I’ve built through tennis is what has allowed me to succeed in every other thing that I do. I can use tennis as a metaphor for anything in life. Developing my brain is imperative for me and tennis forces me to build my alertness, coordination, tactical thinking, reasoning skills and problem solving. Tennis helps me in creating new connections between my nerves for continual brain growth. My mood is perpetually improved through tennis. Growing in tennis does not just mean hitting better with the racket, but rather growing stronger in every area of life. As I develop strength with the racket, I develop
During the earlier years of my tennis career, about the age of seven, my parents had learned of a nearby organization at Watkins Park Maryland. The organization was known as the Prince George’s Tennis and Education Foundation. It was here where I began to make my largest strides in my life, both academically and athletically.
Winning the Girls 14s National Tennis Championships gave Natalia Kochkodan the chance to make a difference in the world and she jumped right onto that opportunity. In the 18 years that she has lived since the win, she has created a non for profit organization that assists disease stricken children in playing sports, has donated over 10 million dollars to several children’s charities including Ball For All and Project Fit
Michele was born in Washington, DC and raised in Burtonsville, MD. At the age of seven, her love for tennis developed after participating in a tennis camp during the summer. Along with her twin sister Renee’, they continued attending camps and receiving lessons in Hilton Head, SC during summer vacation. Upon entering high school, Michele became a Panther for Paint Branch High School, where she was a star tennis player. During her senior year, Michele and Renee’ entered as a doubles duo at the Volvo Classic at the College of New Jersey. While they lost in the Semi-finals, they were fortunate enough
Different country, different language and culture was a new experience for her. Trying to encourage herself everyday and do the things she had to do because she knew if she wanted to be successful [in tennis] she was going to have to work hard.
Although Serena has had so much success in tennis, she is reminding her daughter that it’s okay not to follow her footsteps, but in whatever athletic path she takes, put her whole heart into it
This website offers information about Serena Williams’s early life and accomplishments. Serena has given the distinct impression of belonging to a lifestyle filled with prosperity and triumph, but that wasn’t always the case. Serena’s father —a former sharecropper, taught his two daughters, Serena and Venus, the fundamentals of tennis. He educated himself through resources such as books and videos to introduce his girls to relevant knowledge. The success of the Williams’ was a yearning aspiration of Serena’s father “Richard
Alse Young of Windsor, Connecticut, was accused and hung for being a witch in the thirteen colonies. Very little is known of Alse Young; Her existence is only known for being a witch. She is believed to be married to John Young. Alse had a daughter named Alice Young Beamon. There is only that she was a women and was hung at the Meeting Square House in Hartford, Connecticut, on what is now known as the site of the Old State House. On May 26th, 1647, Alse young was hanged.
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It's clear that when you have a goal, there are no excuses. One mom has proved that she can make a difference. Moms can do multitasking such as household chores, breastfeeding, regular exercise and a lot more. However, a young mother from Utah proved that she can do something that nobody else does. If there's a will, there's a way.
Community tennis refers to the USTA’s effort of giving every on the US access to the sport. It is focused on giving people the tools to go out and participate, along other members of the association, in a variety of tennis activities. Across the US the association works with the 10s and under divisions all the way up to senior adult divisions. Really anyone with the desire to play regardless of age, sex, skill level, or disabilities is given the opportunity to partake. Player development on the other hand, is more concerned with the development of world-class players from the US. Through coaching, education, player identification, and player services the USTA Player Development
Since 1998, The Villages Tennis Club had supported the Silver Creek High School’s Tennis Team with racks, balls and sometimes footwear. It was only natural that helping two of these student’s each year, begin their journey in higher education.