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practice to instinct

I've played soccer since I was very young, but I was never on an actual team until I moved to the US. When I started playing for my high school team, the coaches would make us practice different play tactics. For a while after I joined the team I wasn't playing as well as I used to. Because I was learning new things, this didn't make sense to me. I should have been getting better. Now it makes more sense why I wasn't getting better, but worse for a while. Until I got used to the new routine, I was thinking about every step and because it wasn't more instinctual I wasn't playing as well. When I got a hang out the new moves, I started playing a lot better.

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