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    POP! The sound the ball made as it contacted with my racquet. “Just a little bit more,” I thought to myself. My serve was just that close to making it within the box. Drawing a deep breath, I focused in on the center of the court and positioned myself. I smiled. It was like another day and another match, except it was just me. The place where I could let out the emotions I was holding for the day and where I could put my mind at ease. I found this place at the high school tennis courts. Then, there was yelling, cheering and It was intense. I was back on this exact same court and tied evenly with my opponents in a doubles game. It was the match that would either make or break shaker. My partner Kyra was a good friend of mine and I had deep admiration for…

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    Ryan Nguyen 9/4/15 Period 6 I chose to use the Bear Creek Tennis Courts, majority of the people there were all male tennis players, and coaches. The ratio to male to women were 100:1, since majority of the players were ages 14 to 18, and all the players were students, there were no socioeconomic class. 90% of the tennis team were asian, while the remaining 10% were white or hispanic. What I noticed the most between the players where who they talked to, the coaching of students , and how the…

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    Tennis Court Observation

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    Tluangneh This past week, I observed myself in two different scenarios – at a church and at a tennis court. These two situations required me to differentiate my actions based on each particular setting. The setting of the church contains 500 church pews in a low dim light with various band instruments on the altar. The large room is also filled with flower decors and elegant accents. The front setting of the second scenario mainly comprised with blue tennis courts in the middle of a park, kids…

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    the world who wanted to become athletes. She was, compassionate, dedicated, and most of all she was hard working. Rosenfeld was a role model on and off of the field, ice, court, and track. She helped women believe in themselves and their abilities, so they could show the men and others that didn’t believe in their skills, they deserved to be treated equally. Bobbie Rosenfeld was compassionate about a ton of things, but to her, there was nothing like sports. Lacrosse, Softball, Ice hockey,…

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    they move across the court, Venus and Serena Williams are both brilliant tennis players. Both sisters are equally successful in their lives outside of tennis, but their careers in the game are very different from each other. Venus Williams was born on June seventeenth, 1980 making her the older sister in the dynamic tennis duo. Her younger sister, Serena, was born on September twenty-sixth, 1981. Both girls were enrolled at Rick Macci’s Tennis Academy at a young age, therefore, they became…

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    Muscle In Tennis Essay

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    Tennis is sports that associate with a lot of muscle groups since it involves many movements during a tennis completion. It takes a lot of dedication and determination to become a successful tennis player. The movement of muscle groups can get intense and if done incorrectly, it could destroy their chances of making a career out of the sport. Tennis also requires a high amount of agility, quick reflexes, flexibility and aerobic and anaerobic conditioning. Since there are so many techniques and…

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    competition, whether it is a sport or any particular game. Uniquely, my type of adversity is not the game or the sport. Although I play the sport of tennis, I’m welcomed with an entirely new situation that has differed me in the tennis society. At the crack of dawn, I rise up out of my hotel bedroom, nervous for the first time in my life. As an eleven year old, my competitive instincts are nowhere near experienced, but I am driven by my natural surroundings, such as my parents or my…

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    In 1999 Serena Williams won a singles victory at the U.S. Open, which made her the second black woman to win a Grand Slam title. The first being Althea Gibson. As an african american tennis player Serena has overcome and dealt with many difficulties. She has been told that she and her sister Venus (also a tennis player) are arrogant and unfriendly to others on the court and off the court. Serena is well known for her tennis skill and all the events that she has won at a young age. She also…

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    David Sandoval Analysis

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    Anthropology Paper Introduction When I started playing tennis 7 years ago, I met David Sandoval who was one of the coaches that worked the junior development at Tennis West. He later became my personal coach and made me the player I am today. He has an extensive Tennis background and has been playing since the age of 8. I interviewed him where he explained his rituals that he does before and during matches. Some of those rituals he passed on to me but I also made some of my own. During the…

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    How Prom Changed My Life

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    He was also a freshman when we met. He was a star tennis player whose grades were on the fence. His coach pushed him to get a tutor before the season and that’s where I came in. As the top student of the freshman class, I was automatically enrolled as his tutor. After winter break, he started coming over my house to do his homework with me. I would help him with nearly every subject, helping him study and finish assignments. While it could be annoying at times, it was still a lot of fun. …

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