In class Essay

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In class


No one is alike, everyone has there own way of doing things. For example, I was coached by
two different basketball coaches in my high school years; both of whom had their own
unique style of coaching. Coach Lira and Carla coached the same sport even though each had
different strategies for their athletes.

Coach Lira was forty years old and had coached for ten years. She coached for the same
high school she played basketball at, and has a lot of experience in coaching as well as
playing the game. Being on Varsity her sophomore year shows she is a good basketball
player and knows the game well. Lira is considered a good coach because she can make a
team win games. The relationship she had with her players was more like a teacher to a
student. She wasn't a friend figure. Being late was never an issue with her, she was
always on time. Lira had many rules and was very strict. For example if you were late you
would have to do one hundred pushups. During the games she would pick the players she
liked over the players who deserved to play because of her short temper.

She had workout practices. Every practice she made us do drills that would help us in a
game. Making the players do 100 pushups and sit-ups before going through plays was very
tiring. We would go through plays over and over until we got them down exactly they way
she wanted them. We would practice every Saturday morning from 8:00 to 11:00. Are
practices were different from regular practices because they were so intense. Lira took us
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