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    “Get in behind the defense with the diagonal through balls we have been practicing, and we will surely be able to score. And remember guys, just go out there and play your game, because this is a team you should have no problem beating. Let’s go 1,2,3 TSC!” just like that, the game had started. Coach put me in my preferred right-midfield position , but it felt a bit weird at first, because the game felt like it was played so much faster than on my old team. Finally, we got the ball and progressed it up the midfield. Matthew, the midfielder, passed me the ball. I panicked a bit and took a bad touch, losing the ball. Just calm down and play your game, I thought trying to encourage myself to play better. 5 minutes later, the other team had a free kick near our goal, I turned around not wanting to see what happened. Please don’t score please don’t score, I thought, but as I heard the whooshing sound of the net and the cheer of the crowd, I knew MSC had just scored their first…

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    The Benefits Of Soccer

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    that I was playing as if I was alone, blind of my teammates’ existence. Eventually, after coaching I learned how to successfully pass the ball. More importantly, I learned how to work with others. The skill of teamwork, is a valuable lesson that will assist me for many future projects and even farther when I eventually enter the workforce. In addition, another important aspect that I learned from soccer is the acceptance of roles within a “team.” By this I mean that I learned that I will not…

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    I am reading Pretty Tough by Liz Tigelaar, and I finished the book. This book was about two sisters who did not have anything in coming except their last name. Krista, one of the most pretty and popular girl in school did not want to be seen in private with her nerd and total freak sister Charlie Brown. When they both end up in the same soccer team, they both learn that sisters is more than friendship and that by working together they can go far. I am also reading Once was Lost by Sara Zarr,…

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    As a student writing an interviewing essay for my English class. I interviewed Ehab Gawergy, who is my dad and a professional soccer player. Ehab is now 46 years old and has a family of 2 boys (Gerges and Beshoy) and his wife, Suzan. Ehab is from Cairo, Egypt and came with his family to the U.S in july of 2009. He now lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his family. Ehab was a great soccer player and played as professional soccer player when he was twenty. Soccer to Ehab was not only a sport, but…

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    Soccer was one of my first loves in life, so when I was given the opportunity to pass this love on to someone else I jumped at the chance. During the spring soccer season of 2016 I was given the opportunity to coach a competitive U12 girls soccer team. The team consisted of fifteen girls between the ages of ten to twelve. I’ve played soccer for eleven years; in the past, I coached two recreational soccer teams. I figured I was up for the challenge of coaching a competitive soccer team.…

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    Chimamanda Assumptions

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    All Canadians like hockey, everyone in Alaska lives in igloos, and all homeless people are lazy and drug addicts. Assumptions make people think of people as just one thing, when they really aren’t; they are much more. Two famous authors, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Sherman Alexie clearly state how single stories block people's perspective, by showing them just one side of the story. They use their own experiences to show how assumptions relate to stereotypes. Even I made an assumption of my…

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    A Soccer Game Analysis

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    players, cover 10-12 kilometers at varying intensities throughout the game (Stølen et al., 2005, p. 503). Midfielders run the longest distance during a soccer match in comparison to the other positions. The ability to sustain the duration of the games illustrates the different physiological requirements needed for midfielders. In total, they cover about 10-12 kilometers with varying intensities throughout the game (Stølen et al., 2005, p. 503). Walking and jogging accounted for approximately…

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    Different formations determine whether a team wishes to play more attacking or defensive football. The most common formation in professional football is four defenders, four midfielders and two strikers. In four defenders there are: two center-backs and two fullbacks. In the four midfielders there are two central midfielders and two side midfielders. In the two strikers, one of them usually plays outside the penalty box to bridge the midfield and frontline. This makes it seem as if the team are…

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    Some of the most important parts of soccer are the history, the positions, the goal of the game, and how to play soccer. Soccer is a popular sport. There are eleven positions on a soccer field. There are a lot of rules to soccer. Have you ever wondered what the point in soccer is. Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe. People started playing soccer in china in the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. During the Han dynasty people dribbled leather balls by kicking them into small nets. The…

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    A midfielder for soccer needs to have high Cardio Respiratory Endurance, Muscular Endurance, Agility and Speed, in order to play out a full game and play to the best of their ability. Health related components of fitness are components that improve day-to-day life and reduce injury. Cardio Respiratory Endurance is the bodies’ ability to work continuously for an extended period of time at submaximal level for example marathon running. This would be important in a game of soccer, as the midfield…

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