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The late, great Coach John Wooden
« on: June 05, 2010, 02:08:07 PM »
An American original, his great legacy of positive influence lives on.

A great article from John Feinstein: John Wooden: Untouchable record, incomparable man

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Why dink around? Go for it, be the best. It is worth whatever risk there is even if you fall short. You will be better.
‎"There is no such thing as an overachiever. We are all underachievers to varying degrees." - John Wooden.

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Re: The late, great Coach John Wooden
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2010, 07:45:59 PM »
A lot of aspects of coaching transcend the sport. Recruiting and motivating your athletes, becoming a student of your sport, knowing when to work and rest your athletes. Things like these are things that a successful coach in any sport have a great ability to do. Wooden had those things. A lot of coaches, in basketball, running, and any other sport could learn a lot by studying his works.

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