Learning From DEFEAT

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  | By Big Jeff Pearce | “It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails,…

Mental Toughness: The Winning SECRET of Elite Athletes

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  All world-class champions have something in common and it’s not explosive speed or freaky strength, as important as they are. What all champions have in common is superior mental toughness. They have an ability to dig down deep and deliver incredible performances time and time again. But how do they do it? What are their secrets? Well it’s not magic; in fact, it’s actually rather simple. These champions have built mental toughness through strategic preparation techniques. Here are five simple, yet extremely effective techniques used by top athletes to build mental toughness and deliver award-winning performances: 1. Accepting Failure Before you can be truly successful you have to fail. If you never fail, you’ve…