The Three Types of Athletes Essay

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In sports, there are three distinct types of players. Firstly, there are those who really don't care about winning the game or about winning in general. Secondly, there are those casual players that would like to win, but they don't treat the game too seriously. Thirdly, there are those who play only to win and will settle for nothing less. Examine yourselves and see where you fit in. (The following sounds like you are trying on a pair of pants)See if you can fit into one of these categories. The first category of players contains those who couldn't care less, whether they win or lose. Easily recognizable by the fact that: they drag their feet when they walk, they mope around with a glazed look on their faces, and they are never…show more content…
(I would put a period here and start a new sentence), As long as they have fun, they are content. These players more closely resemble those ‘who don't care’ rather than those ‘who must win.’ This class of players can be identified by the relaxed smiles on their faces and some perspiration on their brows. They believe that sports are for enjoyment and recreation, not so much for competition and winning. If asked, "Do you want to win?" their most likely responses would be, "Sure" or "Of course." Although they want to win, it isn't necessarily their goal. Their goal is to have fun. If that is accomplished, the game in their eyes was a success. These players will try to win, but won't exert themselves too much (After all, it's only a game). The third and final category is composed of those who play for the sole purpose of winning. These are the most easily recognizable out of the three categories, since they are the most outspoken. They are the players whose voices can be heard over the entire roaring crowd,(I would actually use a semicolon here--forget what Bruce says J) they will be heard. When a referee makes a "bad" call, a player on the opposing team does something against the rules, or a teammate executes a spectacular play -- their voice is heard. The defining characteristics of these players are seen in their expressions. A mood shift is noticed after every play(put a period here), their faces harden with each point the opposite

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