How important is mental strength in sports?

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Posted in Inspiring | Smart | Wise by on September 28th, 2012

Successful people in all walks of life are defined by their long-term vision and mental toughness. Their ability to see through the short term difficulties and envision a better place down the road. In sports this is especially true. Sure, some athletes have a god-given genetic advantages. But at the highest levels, it’s never genetic greatness that differentiates the stars from everyone else. It’s the mental focus. The strength. The willingness to forgo short term pleasure for long term gain. Here is an article discussing the things that make some athletes great, and others just average.

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