Posted on 04/18/2014 5:42 PM by Coach Jen
Chris and I were watching ESPN's E30 for 30: Survive and Advance...watch it. It was about Jim Valvano's run with North Carolina State to winning the NCAA Basketball Title in 1983. ESPN 30 for 30 are very inspiring and very motivating.
What I loved about it...was how Jim Valvano inspired and motivated his kids and other coaches that he worked with to THIS DAY!!! The beginning of 1983, Jim Valvano and his team would practice cutting down the net for practice...NOW, that is visualizing and motivation.
Words can't describe what I saw on that show but it inspired me to think about "Why did I decide to become a coach...whether it is a triathlon coach, running coach, strength and conditioning coach, or a CrossFit coach?" I may not have a locker room to give an All American speech or to be able to cut down a basketball net or pull down a field goal post but my reasons of being a coach are very simple:
It is very simple:
"Don't Give Up. Don't Ever Give Up." ~ Jim Valvano
Here is an article about the ESPN E30 for 30:
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