Why is my 5 speed transmission so hard to shift when sitting still on 1997 Nissan Pickup (D21)

It is really hard to shift into first after backing up and coming to a stop or just starting from a dead stop. Works great while moving.

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1 answer
either a clutch master or slave not releasing the disc or a failed clutch assembly

Roy