General purpose: how basketball taught me tough work and discipline
Specific function: hard work can assist accomplish anything
Thesis declaration through basketball I found out how to strive and discipline myself to accomplish my goals in life
My enthusiasm for the basketball began when I was in my 2nd year of high
school, basketball not just helped me grow but also taught me a great deal of things that I utilize in my
My enthusiasm for the video game started throughout my in 2015 of middle school, however
in spite of trying for the middle school group I was not chosen to be a part of it.
was of great disappointment to me, it did not discourage me from my love of the video game. It made me
more driven and determined to strive during the summer season prior to entering high school to
guarantee that I was in a position to try-out for the high school freshman group.
I practiced early morning,
twelve noon and night in 90 degree heat, improving my shot and exercising to
enhance my skills. This
tough work settled, when I was selected to be a part of the freshman group and I have continued to
strive during my high school years to be a possession to the university team.
I feel sure that this experience of being a part of the high school basketball team has
helped me become successful in my academic life. Being part of a team has instilled in me the
responsibilities and work ethic that carries over into other aspects of my life and I feel sure that
this will be extremely valuable in my future endeavors at the University. And really more
precisely on hard work, there is a saying that “hard work beats talent, when talent fails to work
hard.” I believe this because to me it means that no matter how good you are if you don’t work
hard, your talent is nothing. If Michael Jordan had not believed in working hard then he would
not have been anywhere near as good as he is today. You do not only need to work hard in sports
in the classroom, and life in general. Working hard in the classroom will give you many
advantages later in life. That way you can get into a good college, and get a
good job later in life.
In all this experience, the greatest thing I learn is that hard work pays off,
Although the above experience and accomplishment of being chosen to be a part of a team has
contributed and shaped the person I am today.
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