Perfectionist Experience

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I can say that I am a perfectionist, and I have always wanted to do and make the best of everything I do. With being a perfectionist, everything he or she does has to be right. If it’s not I just failed at what I had to do. In my eyes my failure is what kept me striving at what I needed to do to make it. It was also a lesson I learned on how to improve my game at the next level. Then I noticed that I was not, and could not be the best at everything I done. I realized the more times I attempted what I wanted to do it made me better. It also made me look at what I was doing wrong at the time I was doing it. So I’ll tell everybody about the day I found out I was good enough, and what I done to better myself. It was back in the 9th grade. When it was time for basketball tryouts, and I knew students from different middle schools was going to try out too. I learned how to play basketball from playing with my big cousin and his friends. That day everyone was talking about who would make the team and how hard it was going to be. Many people was telling me that I was going to make the team …show more content…
After the fifth person, the whole drill would start over, and I would go back up against five players. After months during the summer of doing the same drills over and over, it was almost time to tryout again. The varsity player I was training with had told me to be confident that I would make it this time but for the JV team. When the first day of tryouts started I saw the 9th grade coach, and he had a smirk on his face that I would be good enough. The JV coach had us doing the same drills as the 9th grade tryouts. We had to do the drill at I failed at in 9th grade, and he had the varsity basketball coach watching us too. When I did the drill again I had done much better than in 9th grade. The varsity coach pulled me to the side and told me to stay for the varsity

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