- Jan 31, 2017
I received an appointmet just today to the Naval Academy, with my LoA arriving on just the second of this month. Though I am very physically active (preparing for State Swim Championships coming this weekend, among others) I have no experience in ball sports (basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer, football) and have the skills of an elementary schooler. I don't even know the games' rules. My BGO told me that at his time at the academy, all of his classmates loved to spend almost every second of their free time doing some sport. I started receiving a crash course in basketball from my friend, and will likely be learning the ropes for the others soon. Should I be putting in a greater effort to learn these sports for the sake of being able to play them, and will participation in these sports be a significant portion of time at the Academy?