It is in the crucible of optimism that the alchemy of greatness is created. It is in the blind refusal to accept the evidence of one’s own senses. And the doggedness to ignore surface rationality that miracles become reality. Miracles require an essential lunacy. A willingness to keep […]
Giving everything creates desperation. Desperation creates relentless action to overcoming obstacles.
What you do over and over, at first adds up, then multiplies, and eventually it has an exponential impact on the end result.
If you have an appetite for winning then your hunger will drive you – Inky Johnson
Inside of the mind of every wrestler lurks his demons.
They are the little voices of fear, doubt, and the lack of confidence.
Your mission in a match is to get these little voices inside your opponent’s head to start talking to him.
And to have your opponent believe what they are saying.
I needn’t remind you that you didn’t set out to achieve something ordinary. You set out to accomplish something extraordinary.
Therefore it is going to require an extraordinary effort.
Taking 3rd is the hardest thing to do in wrestling.
In order to take third, it means you suffered a devastating loss along the way, and you had the mental toughness and the ability to handle adversity, to regroup and to keep moving forward.
A coach’s job is to transform frustration into passion.
But then Mold.
Beating the opponent who lines up in front of you requires that you beat the ones that don’t.
When you have put in more effort than reward received, you have to double down on belief, confidence and enthusiasm.
For this is the final filtering system to creating greatness. (READ MORE)