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Hi, i wanted to ask about something. Im a defender and im trying out for my school's team. And i have been doing ok in scrimgage games last 3 weeks of conditioning( we would play after we run). I would have a few good days and then i would have a few bad days and what not. I been making sure i learn from my mistakes and stuff. still im making mistakes and stuff :evil: Im doing ok compared to the other defenders who have experience of playing on the high school team and i dont really.

And tryouts started yesterday, i was thinking about asking my coach on what are the chances of me making the varsity team based on how i have been doing last few weeks and stuff. So i know to either work harder or play how i been playing lately. Good idea or no?

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You should always strive to be playing your best. 'nuff said.

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yeah, i always strive to do my best!

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soccer wrote:yeah, i always strive to do my best!
Then you should have no problems :D

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iwannagopro wrote:You should always strive to be playing your best. 'nuff said.
Oh the wise words of our iwgp.
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ask your coach, a lot of high school coaches like that stuff and feel it shows your dedication and what-not. I got screwed by not doing it this season.

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so your saying i should ask my coach about my chances of making the varsity team based on how i been doing last few weeks? so i know if i need to work harder and stuff? will i look stupid asking this question? i hope not. Know the roster is announced like next thuesday(15th of nov)....should i wait to ask him a few days before or ask him ASAP?

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Don't ask if your gonna make it, but ask what you need to do to make it.
It shows that you wanna make it and want to know how to improve, I would ask ASAP

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never ask if your going to make it, that is a coach's instinctive pet peeve. Just go out try your best, look good, do good, and your all good. :shock:

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Thats what I'm saying but asking what you need to do shows that you want to improve, but you should go 100% no matter wat.

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you should always be striving to play harder. never settle.

and you're always going to make mistakes, even the pros do it. the key is realizing the error and correcting it. that is what makes a great player and once you can do this and do it well, you will have no problem starting, let alone making the team.
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coaches hate when you complain about making mistakes, but they like when you admit when you did something wrong, they like to see that you're a hard worker, and that you are willing to improve and win at all costs

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I totally agree with Karlofootball10 and 2brown347. You should ask the coach which aspects of your game he would like to see you improve.

Don't get discouraged if he says a lot of things! I went to a college camp over the summer and at the end of it I asked the coach what he would like to see me improve. He told me I should try to get better in so many aspects of the game I thought he didn't think I was a good player. But now he is practically begging me to come and play for his team next season. He was extremely critical of me but he had only the intention of helping me improve. He never meant to make me doubt myself. So if you get a response that doesn't sound promising do not take it the wrong way. His response will not indicate your chances of making the team. He's only trying to help you become better.

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ajc wrote:I totally agree with Karlofootball10 and 2brown347. You should ask the coach which aspects of your game he would like to see you improve.

Don't get discouraged if he says a lot of things! I went to a college camp over the summer and at the end of it I asked the coach what he would like to see me improve. He told me I should try to get better in so many aspects of the game I thought he didn't think I was a good player. But now he is practically begging me to come and play for his team next season. He was extremely critical of me but he had only the intention of helping me improve. He never meant to make me doubt myself. So if you get a response that doesn't sound promising do not take it the wrong way. His response will not indicate your chances of making the team. He's only trying to help you become better.
I've got the same thing from my coach of my new team. They called me and pretty much said they wanted me on their team. So I joined and now I am getting a lot of things which I can improve on, which is good!
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