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The Key to Success in Sports and in Life

By Minnesota Hockey HEP, 01/05/11, 8:45PM CST


“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.”—John Wooden, former UCLA basketball coach

During a 12-year period from 1963 through 1975, John Wooden’s teams won 10 NCAA championships. To accomplish this legendary feat, you might think Wooden and his Bruins had to be single-mindedly focused on winning games. And yet, where Wooden was concerned, this was not the case. Rather, as indicated by his definition of success, he placed an emphasis on the process of striving for excellence. Read more...