The title of this article may only be half accurate. When I imply that youth may be able to learn from the most successful athletes, it has a qualifier. I recall one of the most successful athletes ever, not sure who anymore, answered a question of how a young player gets to the top. The reply was something like, "If you have to ask, forget about it, they have no chance." The point is that successful athletes usually have that something special inside of them, it is not a learned trait. But, athletes fall in love with a sport at different times in their lives. That is when they are willing to put in that extra to become top notch. So, that something special may be inside just waiting to come out. The coach's job is to help players fall in love with the sport, which leads to athletes reaching that potential.
These are things that separate the best from the average.
The leading athletes:
At the end of the day, not every athlete wants to be the best and apply to the fullest. That decision is OK.
After playing major league baseball, Jack Perconte has taught baseball and softball since 1988 and offered valuable coaching training too. He has helped numerous youth players reach their potential, as well as having helped parents and coaches navigate their way through the challenging world of youth sports. Jack is one of the leading authorities in the areas of youth baseball training and coaching training advice.All Jack Perconte articles are used with copyright permission.
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