Tag Archive: perfect

Apr 27

Be Perfect Today: Part XXVIII – Be A Buster

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Less than two weeks.  That’s all we have left.  For many of you this will be your first venture onto a stage.  For many others this will be your 5th, 10th, or 15th+ time onstage.  It doesn’t matter how many you’ve done or  how you placed or hope to place.  We all have one underlying …

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Apr 26

Be Perfect Today: Part XXVII – Joe DeRousie: Quiet Storm

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Today’s blog is a repost from 2013 on my good friend, Joe DeRousie. Joe is one of the few individuals I truly respect in this sport. Narcissism doesn’t exist in his vocabulary or world. Read on and find out what I mean. Enjoy…  When I was in basic training in the military, we had daily …

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Apr 25

Be Perfect Today: Part XXVI – There’s Only One Way…The RIGHT Way

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“The minute you get away from fundamentals, whether it’s proper technique, work ethic, or mental preparation, the bottom can fall out of your game, you schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.” Michael Jordan. “Your first rep should be as perfect as your last rep.” David Patterson. Years ago I had the privilege and honor to …

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Apr 24

Be Perfect Today: Part XXV – Focus In The Fog

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“Why is it so hard for so many to realize that winners are usually the ones who FOCUS all their mental and physical energies towards working longer, working harder, and working smarter, and as a result of such, usually do better?” David Patterson.   Have you ever noticed the stares between a pitcher and a …

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Apr 23

Be Perfect Today: Part XXIV – Don’t Settle

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“The minute you settle for less than you set out to accomplish, you accomplish even less than you settled for.” David Patterson. We’re into the ‘Hell Week’ – the make-or-break week. This is the period where many competitors lose it. They break psychologically. They break physiologically.  They break emotionally. But this is not the time …

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