One night when I was 18-years old, I was out jogging at night, I twisted my ankle in a pothole and fell to the ground – I was in my most vulnerable state – injured, laying in the middle of a dark street, unable to move. Cars zoomed […]
A Good Man – Chapter 18 – JohnA Passaro Pleasure in the job Puts perfection in the work. Aristotle My “summer in the Hamptons” was winding down. It was the dog days of August. The days were long, hot and chaotic. During one of these dog days, I […]
Again – Chapter 1 – JohnA Passaro The wound is the place Where the light enters you Rumi November 22nd, 2013 Four and a quarter years ago, while I was on my way to visit with my daughter Jessica at the Helen Hayes Brain Rehabilitation Center upstate, I drove […]
To have more will than there are sands in your hour glass.
That is the formula.
Over the last few years my world has changed, and I owe the sport of wrestling a deep gratitude for keeping my world together when it was being torn up and blown apart. I have personally seen the positive impact this sport can have on a person, and their life. […]
So, the next time you catch yourself saying,
“I just can’t figure him out,”
Realize that your son is trying to ‘figure it out’.
Trust in the process. (READ MORE)
A coach’s job is to transform frustration into passion.
But then Mold.
I attest, the way that you defeat America, is by making us all a little less American.(READ MORE)
Beating the opponent who lines up in front of you requires that you beat the ones that don’t.
Sometimes when things are at their absolute worst, you can actually feel the pendulum reach its zenith, stop for a second, and then start to change direction and swing the other way.