CAS – PS(Basketball)

Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangular floor. The ball is moved down the court toward the basket by passing or dribbling. The team with most point wins the game and point are made by the team that scores more point that another, shooting the ball into their opponent’s hoop. I would further like to learn to control in different styles learn advances layup and wish to see myself in states.


LO1 – Identify own strengths and develop areas for growth

My weakness was competition since there were seniors along with us. Chances of me getting selected in any competition were very few until I upgrade and compete till that level. I then had to work very hard towards it, give myself time, go to classes to improve in it.  My strength is that I am one of the good controllers in our grade, I am aware of all the games rules, I also know about all the fouls implemented in a game. It’s very important to know yourself and your abilities in any felid, but not just sports. It is additionally necessary to make the weakness a strength once identified. Overcoming this will enable me to end up better at moving and furthermore in future I could continue to practice the game to feel relaxed and can also encourage the younger kids.


LO2 – Demonstrate that challenges have been undertaken, developing new skills in the process

Challenges are very essential for learning. The challenges that I faced in basketball is to learn different strategies and techniques and then how to implement in the game. One of our senior was used to play amazing he was selected in nationals and many time in state and the way he controls the balls was totally amazing. It crucial to hold to the difficulties and challenges in order to develop in your abilities and make it a strength. To overcome the challenge I watched a few Youtube videos for learning different dribbling techniques and watched my seniors how do they play. The abilities that I discovered in myself was observation and coordination with our team members, implementing these skills will definitely benefit in my future, whenever I meet new people or players.

LO4 – Show commitment to and perseverance in CAS experiences

Showing commitment and perseverance towards basketball is very important for me, first of all, because I really like playing this sport do putting efforts in it is a must. Showing commitment towards things means a lot more than just writing than implementing it. I made a commitment that I will get selected in my school team and that too in playing in 5 which I did from my practice and perseverance in the game. I am happy from what I commit and make the commitment into reality.  

At last, it was a fun experience and due to such commitments and perseverance towards my sports, I am happy that it gave me chances to play it from my school teams. One of the LP that I think I can relate to is “Balanced” since I was able to maintain my academics and physical activity equally, which encouraged me in staying fit and healthy, work as a team master new skills and techniques.

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