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  • Informative Essay On Wrestling

    Wrestling is a sport well one person battles it out with another, you can basically call wrestling a street fight with rules. If your not ready for the fight ahead then maybe you go look for a different sport. I was not physically ready for this match. I got hurt pretty bad with a concussion and it did not feel good. My painful concussion happened at Mountain View High School almost a year ago. I was wrestling this kid named Kyle Rice, Kyle is a kid who has wrestled for so long and beat me every time that me and him have wrestled. This time I thought I was going to finally beat him because I was only losing two to zero, then he illegally brought me back to the mat on my head. After he brought me back to the mat all I heard was ringing and…

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  • Compare And Contrast Amigo Brothers

    ComparisonContrast EssayIn the short story "Amigo Brothers" by Piri Thomas two boys, Antonio andFelix, are forced to fight for the golden gloves that they both want. Bothboys are best friends and train together almost every day. Only one can winthe golden gloves and advance to become a bigger boxer. The fight mightharm their friendship but in the end they both are still friends despitethe fight. Both Antonia and Felix have many interesting differences andsimilarities. Antonio Cruz and Felix…

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  • Personal Narrative-Mayweather Vs. Mcgregor

    My thoughts on Mayweather vs McGregor So my initial reaction to this fight was that Conor had absolutely zero chance but then the press tour happened and I realize how much bigger Conor was than Floyd. I knew there was going to be a size difference but it was way more than I thought. So after the world tour I realized Conor is going to have a huge size advantage which he has had in most of his fights where he has overpowered all but one of his opponents. (That one being Nate Diaz) As the build…

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  • Compare And Contrast Wrestling And Boxing

    Wrestling and Boxing are two contact sports that have different ways of making contact, rules and have similar setups for their competitions In both Wrestling and Boxing physical contact between the opponents is made. In wrestling contact is made by using your bodyweight to maneuver your opponent where you need them to be. In boxing on the other hand contact is made with the force of a fist inside a padded glove. Although both sports have different types of contact each is made very specific…

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  • The Hoyts Challenges

    A challenge is an obstacle, a difficult task, or an opportunity to prove or understand an experience. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” (Henry Ford) The Hoyts, Robles, and Catanzaro are all strong athletes who started in a place where the odds were against them. The Hoyts struggled with and pushed through many challenges including Rick's disability to move or speak and his father’s disability to ride a bike or…

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  • Personal Narrative: Kool-Aid Man's Komeback

    Kool-Aid Kronicles: Kool-Aid Man's Komeback All my life I had fought to be the top; I remember my first fight, against Moon man that’s when I finally figured out what I was gonna do for the rest of my life. I wanted to make it to the top. I had fought and fought until I finally reached the top. Once I finally made it to the top I decided to settle down and begin on another journey, exploring the world. But another journey came about while I was in the midst of this one. While I was touring…

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  • Personal Narrative-Over-Aggressiveness In American Football

    success, it is difficult to understand its effectiveness. In my athletic career, I experience both victory and defeat as a direct result of aggressiveness. I would rather reflect upon my athletic careers and think “I cannot believe I did that,” rather than think “I wish I did that”. Whether it be stealing home late in a baseball game with my team down by two or trying to granby-roll my opponent while I am up by ten, I refuse to be conservative in athletics. During my junior wrestling season…

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  • Personal Narrative-My First Boxing Match

    My first ever boxing match Everyone has something they love to do more than anything else. We all have hobbies that we wouldn’t give up no matter what, simply because of the passion that thrives through our blood that pushes us to try our best to be the best. No matter what obstacles come in between what you love, we always figure out a way to get it done. My passion is boxing I enjoy everything about it and can’t imagine myself giving it up for anything. I’ve physically been apart of boxing…

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  • Essay On Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    ground-fighting art. The Gracie fighter's objective is to avoid punches and kicks while attempting to clinch his opponent. Once in the clinch, the opponent's strikes are rendered ineffective. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter will then proceed to take the fight to the ground where his opponent's strikes will not have any power behind them. Taken out of his game, the striker is helpless, without the ability to use his stand-up skills. With the fact that 95% of all fights go to the ground, an…

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  • Arm Wrestling With My Father

    Arm wrestling with my father is about a boy and his father being competitive in arm wrestling and them having a physical relationship, more than your typical father son relationship. Arm wrestling was a thing he did with his father and how they expressed their love for each other. His father didn’t really know how to express his love for him son so he showed it through physical sports which was arm wrestling. The love him and his father had for each other was always there, even though they…

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