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JohnA Passaro

I always knew that I would write, I just had no idea how personal my first book, "6 Minutes Wrestling with Life", would be to me.

I love to inspire, motivate and show a different approach to dealing with or solving life's problems through my writing.

As a former athlete and current coach, I believe that in sports there are valuable life lessons that can have a tremendous impact on a young athletes life.

I pull these life lessons out from my own experiences in sport.

Hopefully I have touched you through my writing and have stirred your emotions enough to live life more fully.

Feed the Spark

“A boy comes to me with a spark of interest. I feed the spark and it becomes a flame. I feed the flame and it becomes a fire. I feed the fire and it becomes a roaring blaze.” Cus D’amato Home     Contact    Paperbacks   Ebooks […]

Notice

The range of what we see and do Is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice That we fail to notice, There is little we can do To change Until we notice How failing to notice Shapes our thoughts and deeds. R. […]

The Push

It was a grueling practice – in a hot basement wrestling room – in the middle of the summer. You know the place – the place where champions are made. In this case, the place where fourteen dedicated Razor Elite wrestlers came to train on this night, to […]

I Fail so I Can Succeed

One learns from Failure – not from success. Failure doesn’t mean that I failed, It just means that I haven’t succeeded just yet. Failure doesn’t mean that I have accomplished nothing, it does mean that I have learned something. Failure doesn’t mean I was a fool to try, […]

In The Zone

  I have often wondered why I coach baseball. Why am I so obsessed with the sport? Why do I spend an insane amount of time and money just to teach kids how to play a game? What is so special about baseball that I make it my […]