Should Sports Be An Athlete? Essay

1089 Words Sep 25th, 2016 5 Pages
Imagine yourself being a kid again and running around the backyard, playing catch. The effortless movements and abundance of energy flashes through your mind as you think of this. Look ten years down the road into the future and see that it is your senior year. The countless hours of workouts, practices, and games you have participated are coming to a bittersweet end. Sports have always had a special place in my heart as it has been a getaway from the stress of academics. An advocate for people that you can face school and still be an athlete is an example I have tried to set. While sports require tedious efforts and skills, each sport has contributed to my character in every aspect of my life. When autumn rolls around, not only am I looking forward to football season, but the hours spent inside of a gym with a volleyball and net set up in front of me are the thrills I look forward to. The thoughts of playing with six other people trying to complete the not so simple, bump, set, spike tactic. The reminder of the constant drills of learning to pass to one another and send the ball over the seven foot net is present in everyday practices. In volleyball, the game has an unmistakable concept; get the ball over the net. While that may seem straightforward, it’s not that easy. The set up for games is in a best 3 out of 5 ratio. In addition to having to win to move on to the next game, you have to be the first team to score 25 points, with the stratagem to achieve victory…

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