A Volleyball Made Me the Most Improved Soccer Player

When I’d never played either sport before

Photo by Jeffrey F Lin on Unsplash

On the first day of soccer practice, the entire team regretted my presence — but no one regretted it more than me.

I never played soccer in my life before that day. I didn’t know how to dribble, pass, or kick the ball. Our coach pulled me aside, explained technique, and gave me…