I was actually a coach for a good portion of my adult life and most of what I have to say comes down to two things: 1. Parenting – specifically snowplow parenting 2. Parents chasing unicorn
I remember when a wrestler quit during my first season coaching. "I figured since I wrestle JV I will probably never get a scholarship, so I am quitting.”
1. Losing (Something we will all experience) 2. Losing with pride 3. Not everyone wins or gets a trophy 4. How to fail forward
When we were little kids we played outside. The only time we were inside was when it was raining. And when we played outside we fell, got back up, and sometimes we even ate dirt.