My Experience At The Volleyball Court Essay

824 Words Feb 9th, 2016 4 Pages
If someone would have told me ten years ago that I would learn more outside of the classroom, then in school, I would think that they were crazy. The classroom has always been a place where people are quiet, pay attention, and are on their best behaviors. It is a place where the most important learning happens and many students think about their future. But, for me, the classroom is not the place where I have learned the most life skills or the most about myself. The volleyball court is my escape from the classroom and it also happens to be the place where I have truly learned the most. The sport, my teammates and coaches have helped me reach a higher understanding of learning about my education and about myself. When talking about the sport, it was enjoyable to me because it taught me many life lessons and many things about myself that I never would have discovered otherwise. Volleyball, like any sport, teaches you the skills of teamwork and communication, but it taught me much more than just that. I learned that no matter how hard you work; you may not get the outcome you wanted. I learned how to have such an incredible passion for something that you love, that when it ends, you do not know what to do next. I learned how to deal with disappointment and how to overcome the fear of not being good enough. I found myself in the game. I loved every minute of it and truly enjoyed the feeling of being part of something bigger than myself. It gave me the chance to show who I…

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