Essays Tagged: "soccer ball"

The Changing Face of Basketball

The Changing Face of BasketballBasketball has come a long way since its soccer ball and peach basket beginnings in that its style, players, facilities and leagues have deve ... ers, facilities, and leagues have developed dramatically and gained tremendous popularity since its soccer ball and peach basket beginnings.Thesis Statement: Basketball has come a long way since its s ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Teenage Experiences

ng madly for a upcoming high school exam. A teenage boy rushes down the fields of Brazil handling a soccer ball and his future. Another teenage boy in Rajasthan, dessert in Northwestern India is guide ... rrelevant to those who have the background of modern culture.Teenage boys in Brazil are customed to soccer because of their geography. Boys here will not be worrying about marriage until they are in t ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How To Set Up and Execute a Corner Kick.

How To Set Up and Execute a Corner KickIntroductionIn soccer, when the team that you are playing kicks the soccer ball out over their own goal line, your ... team a better chance to take advantage of the direct free kick that your team has been awarded.Any soccer player on the field can kick the corner kick. To be able to do so successfully, the kicker mu ... . To be able to do so successfully, the kicker must have a general comprehension of the layout of a soccer field (Figure 1) and be able to kick the soccer ball with enough force so that it can reach t ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Th Essay is about socceras beig described as the Beautiful Game.

name of the sport? As you guessed the sport I'm talking about is foot ball which is better known as soccer here in North America. In this speech I will give you an a to z of this great sport from its ... the history of the world cup and of course the controversy surrounding it.The fist official game of soccer was played in Derby England after a victory over the Romans. Back then the soccer ball was ma ...

(3 pages) 87 0 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The history of basketball, a brief history and information about one of the world's most popular sports.

in 14 days.So, it all started with 18 men, two peach baskets hanged to a 10-foot-high railing and a soccer ball in a YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) in Massachusetts.The first basketball game ... are almost unchanged today.The game quickly spread nationwide and to other parts of the world. The soccer ball was then replaced with the basketball, the metal hoops and hammock style bucket were int ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


med James Naismith, who was a Canadian clergyman. The game stared out with two peach baskets, and a soccer ball. The two peach baskets did not have holes to start with, and each peach basket was on on ... e between basketball today and back when it was invented is they did not use a basketball they used soccer ball. Also before there were eight people on the court now there is five. And before you were ...

(3 pages) 199 6 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


wrong.I remember a time when we were in Year 5 and we had just broken a stained glass window with a soccer ball. I had kicked it in through the window but Felicity took the blame for it and had to go ...

(5 pages) 113 2 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How basketball began

asketball.The first formal rules of basketball were made in 1892. First, they played dribble with a soccer ball up and down a court of unspecific dimensions. Points were earned by throwing the ball in ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bad Luck for A Friend, Bad Luck For Me.

t his legs while we were arriving home from junior high. Things would fly towards his face, be it a soccer ball or his skateboard. He had a chronic stomach flu that kept him out of school for weeks. H ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Coyote Autumn"

he coyote the other is about the dog and the coyote getting along. The reason I have a picture of a soccer ball is because towards the middle of the story scooter started to play soccer with Brad and ...

(2 pages) 1931 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

One act morality Play: The Adventures of Mr. Fuzzles

CharactersMattMr.FuzzlesMomThe curtain opens to a backyard consisting of a red wagon, soccer ball, swing set and tall bushes at the back of the yard that you can not see over. To the lef ... re!"Matt -"what kind of adventure can we have here? This is just my backyard"[Matt softly kicks the soccer ball toward the bushes in the back yard.]Mr.Fuzzles -"there is your answer. Behind those bush ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama


in the winter of 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. It was not played with a basketball but with a soccer ball and peach baskets instead of a rim. Each time someone made a basket someone had to climb ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

TOK: Autobiography of the Knower: Describe seminal moments in your own history of knowing.

e beginning I would believe and hope that it would be something big, like a new video game or a new soccer ball. Over time though, most of the surprises turned out to be pointless stuff and for the se ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Purchasing Power Parity Theory

ently selling on the exchange rate market for 10 Egyptian Pounds (EGP). In addition, suppose that a soccer ball sells for $40 in the United States while in Egypt that same ball sells for 150 pounds. S ... clear advantage exists to buying the ball in Egypt and it can be said that people in the market for soccer balls would be better off buying the soccer balls from Egypt instead of the U.S. If this is t ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.7 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Great Game Of Soccer

The Great Game of Soccer It is hard to find a better sport to play than soccer. Soccer is a game that can be played by ... a relatively inexpensive sport because the only thing needed to play are shin guards, cleats, and a soccer ball. However, if one plays in a league there may be a registration fee. Soccer can be played ... egistration fee. Soccer can be played either indoors or outdoors. There are four different sizes of soccer fields that vary between age groups. Playing soccer is more fun than other sports because of ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Applying Leisure Viewpoints to Playing Sports with Children

cability when analyzing playing sports with children.For my activity, I chose to play around with a soccer ball at a local park for several hours with my eight-year old half brother, David. This activ ... e environment is less than conducive for outdoor activities. For these reasons, I feel that playing soccer, at a park with my little brother, is without a doubt "outside the box" of my ordinary activi ...

(7 pages) 19 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays