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  • The Benefits Of Soccer

    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 always be the captain persay or the most talented player but I can be the best at whatever my role is. This was shown many times during my soccer career when the coach would play me as a defender or a winger while I prefered to be the creative central midfielder. Although at first I was angered by this decision. I eventually grew into my role and even excelled at times. Little did I know that this versatility on the soccer field would translate to versatility in groups at school when I was not always the smartest person or the leader. It taught me to accept my role in a group in order to achieve maximum success possible. When I first joined soccer, I was very shy. In fact on many of my report cards my teachers had emphasized that I need to be more vocal in my class. In addition, in kindergarten I would usually sit at lunch alone and not play at recess with anyone because of my shyness. This had to change in order for me to play soccer because soccer is a team game, being vocal and…

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  • Summary Of Liz Tigelaar's Pretty Tough

    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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  • Ehab Jawergy Research Paper

    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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  • Personal Narrative Soccer Team

    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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  • Cardio Respiratory Endurance In Soccer

    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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  • A Soccer Game Analysis

    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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  • Personal Narrative: My First Soccer Player

    “Go ahead David, have at them! “My grandpa roared from the sidelines of the soccer pitch, as I stepped on to the field to get into position. I played as our team’s goalkeeper, my job was to keep the other team from scoring on my net. The game was determined by me and only me. The game kicked off as our team held possession, our leading goal scorer Pilo dribbles up the field and rips one from the 18 yard box. The shot races towards the right corner of the goal. The defenders stand there in shock…

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  • Characteristics Of A Lacrosse Essay

    popular since now. Lacrosse is made up of 4 positions: midfielder, attack, defense, and goalie. Lacrosse has always been my passion but there was one thing that I loved more then the sport its self. And that is the position I play which is midfield. The midfield position in lacrosse posses three major characteristics that you have to have to be successful which are speed, strength, and awareness. Lacrosse is known for its fast pace and up beat tempo, you are never staying still. Every time…

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  • Compare And Contrast Football And Real Madrid

    differences like the tactics they use, the amount of major competitions won, and the stunning talents that these teams create. Real Madrid CF To start off, we should explore what Real Madrid has done to become who have became to be. Every club in the world has their preferences of tactics to use. Real Madrid uses the formation 4-3-3, which, includes: a goalkeeper in net, left and right back, two centre backs, three midfielders, Medina two wingers, and a striker(Narasimhan). This formation…

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  • Why Is Soccer Considered The Most Popular Sport In The World

    During practice, coaches should use small sided games to help keep the players moving and on task. According to the rules of soccer there is only two types of players. These two players is the goalie and everyone else. There are many different positi on that are needed for a soccer team during a Lyle 5 game. These positions are divided into three categories: forwards, midfielders, and defenders. During the game, each position has a different role. A forward or which sometimes…

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