Within the arena of sports, coaches are always in search for great talent. Some people believe that great talent is a guarantee to a winning team, but there are coaches who have gone after extreme talent, only to be bitten by the prize winning catch that they reeled in. Continue reading Great Talent or Great Influence?→
In the 1980’s and 90’s, the Bulgarian weight lifters dominated the rest of the world in the highest levels of competition. Many people within weight lifting circles wondered what it was that led to their incredible strength. Eventually, some American coaches were invited to Bulgaria to take a peak at how the Bulgarian weight lifters trained. They were shocked. Continue reading It’s ok to be Wrong if You’re Right→
I haven’t done a lot of golfing in my life time, but one of my best memories of golfing is when my friend Mike invited me to go with him to a driving range. To me, drives are a demonstration of power and are more spectacular in comparison with the smaller little shots that are a part of the rest of the game. Hitting a ball and chasing after to hit again, and repeating this process over and over again never quite appealed to me, but I loved the driving range. If I were wealthy and had a lot of time on me hands, I would certainly be tempted to visit a driving range on a regular basis. You hit the ball as far as you can and don’t worry about chasing it, then you get to do it again and again. Hitting the ball far is my favorite part of golf, and chasing after the ball is my least favorite part. The driving range is the perfect solution for doing what I like, and eliminating what I don’t like. Continue reading Follow up and Everyday Life→
It was my turn for the softball throw. My first two throws were only average, but seemed to warm me up for a third throw that flew way over the heads of the judges who were measuring the distance of the throws. I was in sixth grade at the time and the judges yelled back to the recorders that I had thrown the ball 142 feet, which was the third longest throw for sixth graders at my school that year.