I think that the media should stop worrying about aspects like religion and ethnicity when they say how great an athlete is, and just focus on the athletes skills in that sport. There are probably not many players in the NBA who have the intelligence of a Jeremy Linn, combined with his skill set and work ethic is an unbeatable combination. It will be interesting to see how Jeremy handles Carmelo and Stats when they...return. I think he will do his part - I hope they learn to play with him as all the other Knick players have. It his mental Team attitude that makes him the player he is.
Coach Carter I feel that Coach Carter is a good movie because of the message the movie is trying to deliver to its audience. A coach who takes a job position in a High School where the statistics of High School graduates going to college after High School were very low. Coach Carter intentions on making these young men become responsible and prepare physically and mentally for their futures is his main goal as an educator. As a basketball coach he implements different techniques for his team to not only focus on just the team, but also on their academic performance. The way this educator works in this is film is using positive reinforcement on the students.
Nevertheless, I continued on with my dad’s support and mentoring to be the best player the Arkansas River Valley had ever laid eyes on. Now that I had my goal of becoming an NBA player in front of me, I wanted to know how to get there. I began by asking my dad questions about salary, work environment, would it be easy to grow as player and what type of education I would need. NBA Salary Expectations As I continued throughout junior high and High school, my attention was quickly drawn to the amount of money that professional players made for playing a sport they love. Salary expectations for this profession exceeded my wildest dreams and I couldn’t even begin to imagine what I could do if I made that kind of money.
Sherman Alexie has brought himself into his writing by including some of his personal experience in this young adult novel. In the novel, a underlining plot in the story is Junior’s run through his freshman basketball season on the Varsity team at Reardan High School. He makes varsity after an intense battle with the teams best player, Roger. Even though he is the best shooter on the team, Junior felt he wouldn’t get a lot of playing time, which at first he doesn’t, but then he becomes the teams spark plug, their 6th man, averaging 12 points off the bench. When came time to play his former school, Wellpinit, he started his first game.
The counsellor then discusses how Billy can work at applying the same focus and discipline he would on a basketball match to studying for his Junior Certificate exam. This strategy is one in which I not only whole heartedly believe in, but also one that I practice every day at all times. You see, I am aware of how powerful a negative thought can be. One bad thought can cancel out an otherwise entirely good day. It is of the up most importance to be able to express these negative feelings that arise, and to have the tools to do so.
When I normally go to play pickup games I Reggie is one of the people I play with. Reggie is a African American who plays, and loves basketball with all his heart. He started to play basketball at the age of 13 when he was in the 6th grade, and he eventually fell in love with the game. Reggie is a not as active as he once use to be, and requires stretching before, and after the games to make sure he doesn’t feel any pain. He plays twice
As Jackson became more interested in making music videos for his songs, he started being extremely serious about the work he would put into the videos before they were seen. This dedication would go the same with his live shows and worldwide tours. Identically, Michael Jordan demonstrates the same kind of hard work for his basketball career. Jordan spent many hours at practice with his team and even alone. At some point, Jordan would be sick and would be advised not to play a game, but his determination prevented him from sitting a game out.
Autobiographical Narrative of the Start of My Basketball Career Devin Bliss This paper is on my life as a basketball player. And that life started when I was 12 and was talked into trying it out at the YMCA. I had a blast playing and I had an amazing coach. His name was Coach Roland Parks and he is a big part of me deciding to play real basketball instead of the recreational league I played in. Coach Parks saw that I was gonna b real tall and he played me at the center position on the court.
Persuasive was used in the middle of the film when the boys were winning. Laissez faire was used in the game basketball games. Autocratic was need and used a lot in the movie Coach Carter. In the Beginning of the film Autocratic was used because it was necessary. Coach Carter gave the boys contracts which they needed to sign if they wanted to play on his team.
Members of the defending champion always enjoyed it and took it for granted that they were unbeatable and absorbed in the past. As freshmen in the school, we were full of energy and confidence, and then five newbies came into together with the same desire, beating the seniors and winning the title. It has been a long time since nothing else could inspire me that much. When it comes to the encouragement during my years at the university, my lucky experience that our team won the basketball game with hard work had really made me more confident and improved my studying. Even though our team was full of confidence and basketball consciousness, we still practiced a lot, and were well prepared for every game.