Tag Archive: perfect

Apr 22

Be Perfect Today: Part XXIII – Winning Is Everything…Or Is It?


With 2½ weeks to go until the 2015 Emerald Cup, I thought it appropriate to shift the emphasis just a bit. I found a great ‘story’ about a parent who talks to a child before the child’s first game. For many of you, this will be your first contest, or first Emerald Cup. I changed …

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Apr 21

Be Perfect Today: Part XXII – Don’t Let Tragedy Happen To You

Front repose before-n-after

“To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.” Cus D’Amato Throughout this whole blog series on “Be Perfect Today”, I’ve harped on the mental discipline of training. I’ve ranted on about being perfect. A day ago I received a FB msg from a ‘friend’ who strongly suggested that what …

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Apr 20

Be Perfect Today: Part XXI – Just Do It

The Thinker2

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven.” John Milton We’re less than 3 weeks until the E-Cup. How are you approaching your contest prep? Is this something you HAVE to do, meaning it’s a chore, it’s drudgery, it’s hard, and you don’t …

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Apr 19

Be Perfect Today: Part XX – Perfection Was Accomplished

Dave's 3rd Annual Birthday Bash 091

Today wasn’t a particularly good day. I got invited to go to a Non-NPC contest up north by my good friend, Tony Ruggiero. He had an extra ticket. I’ll do free any day. So I said I’d go. I’m thinking prejudging starts around 10 am like normal NPC shows, but noooo…this thing starts at 8:30 …

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Apr 18

Be Perfect Today: Part XIX – Questions, Questions, Questions…pt 2

Batman and Robin-will Batman answer one more question for me

I had such great feedback on yesterday’s blog that I decided to see if I could come up with a few more competitor questions for you guys.  These are a little more…uhhh…rambunctious, if I can be so bold, but they’re real questions that I’ve gotten and I’m sure just about all of you have asked …

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