“My philosophy was when I walked on the mat I knew that I out trained the guy in front of me and I was going to wear him down no matter what I was doing.”
In the long run, a loss that makes you humble will more beneficial than a win that makes you arrogant.
Natural Talent + Work + Time + Grit = Success
Imagine being on The Titanic and being separated from your loved ones for the two hours and twenty minutes it took to sink into the Atlantic Ocean.
I wish my eyes were camera’s and my heart was a DVR, so what I am currently witnessing could be forever saved to my soul.
Every test you face where you do the work, make the sacrifice, and absorb the pain of struggle, is recorded by your mind.
The results are stored deep in your subconscious.
Imagine, if Anne Frank’s struggle stayed behind her bookcase; and was never revealed to the world.
And when one has a purpose, “heart” is released during battle which makes even the smallest muscles and the tiniest physique more powerful than one could imagine or foresee.
There is no gene for the human spirit.
We just couldn’t see it destroyed.
We just had to help rebuild it.
It means that much to us.”