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Words Of Wisdom...

The Champion 

"Champions expect pain, endure pain, and never complain."

  By Unknown  
The Courage To Succeed 

"Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall."

  By Dan Gable Hall Of Fame Wrestler & Coach
Coach, I Want To Be A Champion 

"To be a champion, you must be willing to pay a greater price than your opponent."

By Gerald Lafon Former Marine & Renown Judo Coach

Making Mistakes...

  • “I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

    Micheal Jordan NBA Superstar
  • “If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake.”

    Frank Wilczek American theoretical physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate
  • “The greatest mistake you can make in this life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

  • “Mistakes are a fact of life. It's the response to the error that counts.”

    Nikki Glovanni American poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator

Working Hard and Never Giving Up...

  • “The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.”

  • “Nobody is a failure until he stops trying.”

  • “Be prepared! 'If only' are the famous last words of those who weren't.”

  • “No goal is unattainable with individual determination.”

Becoming A Winner...

  • “The true champion believes in the impossible.”

  • “Winners in life don't always win; they just don't give up.”

  • “Sports do not build character; they reveal it.”

  • “All things are difficult before they are easy.”