09/11/2012 02:17 pm ET

High School Sports Tryouts: 4 Ways To Prepare Yourself To Make The Team

By Eden Univers

Being a part of a team is a great way to make new friends and feel like you're a part of something important, but tryouts can be nerve-racking! Equinox trainer Marybeth Weiss and New York City-based personal trainer Melissa Paris will ease your jitters with their tips and tricks for preparing yourself mentally and physically for the big day. By the time the first whistle blows, you'll be ready to don a uniform and high five your future teammates.

Click through the slideshow below for our top four tips.

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Making the Most of Your School Sports Tryouts