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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports
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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

Or else you are ineligible.
I'm athletic and I like to play sports but I'm struggling to be eligible.
What are your thoughts on this?

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RE: At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

Well a 2.0 is bare minimum passing. I think its like C-.

If you really wanna sport, find community place. Or like a local club for the sport for youth. They give try outs so if u have skill, you got a chance.

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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

I think it sucks and I have voted against it every time it has come up before my school board.

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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

I honestly hate playing sports in school, because you're just being yelled at and marched around like a soldier to run around in circles around and around and around.

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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

That's how it is in pretty much every professional sport(professional meaning it's done for more than just fun or as a hobby)

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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

^Depends. There are definitely coaches out there who try different approaches, and I imagine this is even more apparent at a professional level. I'm pretty sure pro coaches have realized there are different ways to win.

On the subject: I never understood why this archaic system is in place. I mean, if they're good at sports, why not just let them follow their path mostly into sports? Stop forcing down shit they don't care about. What matters is their damn ability...

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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

^^^^^

I just love sports because naturally I'm very competitive, and I'm taking two gym-related classes, so i'm getting in even better shape. I just find sports really fun. Especially when you and your opponent are on around the same level of skill.

At 5'5" and 187lbs you most likely wouldn't consider me really athletic, but for my size I feel like I am. I feel like I'm more in the 160 range and I've been told that I look like it too. Most of my weight comes from my belly and legs. My belly's decreasing in size from weight-training and my legs are getting more muscular.
I played wiffleball in weight-training today, scored a run, and got two outs. I really enjoy exercise and I will do whatever it takes to get better in shape.

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At my school you need to have a 2.0 gpa to play sports

Realistically, any mediocre coach doesn't just use shouting and marching. While shouting and marching might come up, if that's the core strategy of the coach, they obviously don't know what they're doing.

I'm thinking of becoming a coach. I gotta read up on some sports. I know soccer best, followed by some volleyball and baseball. Coaching is a nice position to train leadership skills and perhaps gain some reputation if you can get a team to play better(though sport efficiency of a team is a tricky thing that relies on factors that are often out of the coaches hands)

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