Essays Tagged: "Wrestling"

Wrestling; Poetry in Motion

Wrestling; Poetry in MotionMy heart beats faster as I approach my opponent. My enemy stands as a col ... mind is 'shoot for the leg!'. These are the happenings before every match, and yet I still return. Wrestling, in my mind is one of the greatest sports. The idea of a battle between two equal men, bot ... I wrestle for is the exhilaration, and the principals behind the sport of which I take so seriously.Wrestling, fortunately; is not just two sweaty men rolling on the mat. It is rather, a fight. A figh ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is a book report on the book "It's True It's True" by Kurt Angle. He is a WWE pro wrestler and Olympic gold medalist

baseball, basketball, football, and wrestled. He was the best on the team in all the sports except wrestling, oddly enough. Angle stuck to wrestling though and by the time he was in high school he wa ... enough. Angle stuck to wrestling though and by the time he was in high school he was a football and wrestling varsity player. At the age of sixteen his father died and he became determined to win. 'It ...

(4 pages) 52 0 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Descriptive essay: "How I Learn"

oise of shuffling feet and falling bodies. Finally, three seconds of rest in between three hours of wrestling practice. The humidity in the room is that of a sauna, or even worse, a steam room. I try ...

(2 pages) 110 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Biography of the greek mathematician Pythagoras

ge years, he began to become known for his philosophic ideas. He also succeeded in math, astronomy, wrestling, and music.In music, he figured out that when a string is vibrating, the longer or shorter ...

(1 pages) 85 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The ability to look from macro to micro sociological perspectives from a personal expierence

as something that dominated my life on and off the mat. I often found myself in class wishing I was wrestling. Naturally as I became older I also became more a competitive athlete as did the rest of m ...

(3 pages) 80 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.

cut out for great things, for example, won his fame by throwing of the Cat in a intertribal event, wrestling. The Cat was nicknamed that because his back would never touch the ground, and had been un ... thor was able to hold my enjoyment for some parts of the book like for example, the suspense of the wrestling match, and the mood, atmospheric conditions was very exciting. But some parts of the book ...

(6 pages) 170 1 3.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Henry VIII, By T S

ing?Henry was very active in his young life and he did many activities such as Jousting, Athletics, Wrestling and Hunting. These sports were played only by the richest people like Polo is played today ...

(1 pages) 22 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Youth in Modern Organized Sports Have Shown to Provide Increased Health and Benefits to Children over the Last Decade

they are neglecting themselves. Organized Competitive sports, such as peewee basketball and junior wrestling have shown to increase the improvement of health for a number of reasons. Playing a youth ...

(6 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Mayan Architecture

and the "town center" which would be where people barter their goods, and the men would go to watch wrestling and other sports. Being idolaters, the Mayans had lots of temples, immense pyramids rising ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Acebe

"fall apart." Okonkwo is a very successful farmer who earns his clan's respect by overthrowing the wrestling champion. He is also a well respected warrior for the Umoufia clan.Okonkwo's determination ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte essay: themes, plot, symbolism

ggling between right and wrong and looking within themselves to find peace. This story is about the wrestling of human will, where one will go for guidance, and how Jane overcomes her obstacles.In the ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Wrestling over Civil Right's during Reconstruction.

Wrestling over Civil Right's during ReconstructionAfter the civil war our nation faced the difficult ... now wanted to insure compliance by imposing stricter mandates on the Southern territories. A basic wrestling match ensued between Johnson and congress for the next three years.1866 was a notable year ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Does The Media Generate Violence?

enerates violence in many ways. I always catch my son looking at things I don't approve of, such as wrestling, Reno 911, and South Park, which is a cartoon of little kids that curse and are always doi ... ate the violence as a way to solve different situations. According to BBC News an article on Wrestling 'link to teen violence' "Watching wrestling is strongly linked to violence." (Paragraph 1) ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Promt: How can we improve the sport of wrestling?

How can we improve the sport of wrestling?        Wrestling is a sport, which has evolved through the millennia to ... athletic competition. Beginning with the ancient Greeks and evolving into what it has become today, wrestling has set itself apart from other sports as the champion of struggle and the true test for a ... a sport, there is sparse that can be or needs to be improved upon. The way to improve the sport of wrestling is to attract more skilled athletes at younger ages as to produce enhanced competition. Th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is essay is entitled "Soda Ban". The assignment asked for a speech and thus the essay is in speech form. It is against the soda ban.

It was a late, cool evening in the month of June, and I had just got out of my vigorous, tiring wrestling practice. I packed up my things and started walking to the vending machines. I was so happ ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ultimate Warrior- A wrestling retrospective.

s everywhere, but sometimes one simply must call a spade a spade. I am 33, and I feel strongly that wrestling is deeply disappointing today, and that it was far better in the 80's.I was born to this w ... age. It is not the wrestler's promotion; it's Vince and family, and their total lack of respect for wrestling and for WWF history.However, Vince is merely in part to blame. Without competition, he is ...

(7 pages) 29 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Persuasive Essay: Joining Wrestling Team

ut there is one sport that separates itself from the rest. The sport, without a doubt, is wresting. Wrestling is an outstanding sport because it teaches discipline, tenacity, and the values of friends ... e, tenacity, and the values of friendship.The only way to succeed in this sport is with discipline. Wrestling far exceeds the practice times and schedules of football, which is thought to be the "toug ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Sports in the Renaissance

issance were hard and rough, and even deadly in some sports.The ancient Greek Olympic Games created wrestling. Wrestling made it's Olympic start in the Games of 708 B.C. It was a much more violent, pu ... much more violent, punishing sport in the early days, when it had closer ties to military training. Wrestling spread through the Roman world, and became popular in the Renaissance period. Grappling an ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

The Tournament

eplaced by the fresh, lemony scent of mat cleaner. The basketball court has been transformed into a wrestling arena. There are six mats on which there will be 12 wrestlers wrestling simultaneously in ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Bulimia--A destruction to one's self

g, etc.) may also be pressured into starting bulimic habits. Males who perform in athletics such as wrestling and dance are at high risk for developing the disease as well. Victims of bulimia can ofte ...

(6 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders