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)
For the longest time – I got it wrong…
I thought the ultimate achievement in wrestling was to win a State Championship…
It is not.
The ultimate achievement in wrestling is to prepare a young man for his life by having him become the best person he can be by acquiring the “Qualities of a Wrestler” while in pursuit of a state championship.
We fall down sometimes but we get back up, because the ground is no place for a champion. Jesse Jackson Home Contact Paperbacks Ebooks Audiobooks Shorts Subscribe to this blog and get a FREE GIFT Related Posts: QUOTES