Toughness In High School Sports

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In the world of high school sports the desire to win and do ones best motivates athletes. However, many athletes allow themselves to settle for less than their full potential because they aren’t taught how to become mentally tough. This can lead to athletes settling in other aspects of their lives. All sports require metal “toughness” to achieve excellence whether it is pushing it on the final sprint to the finish, fighting to hold a stunt, or setting up to make a goal against the defense. Having this mentality throughout practice and competition is essential for success and achieving goals, but is hard to gain and must be wanted by the athlete. Coaches are needed to help athletes realized their potential, the reward of succeeding, and
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