Inspiration, Sports / October 13, 2019

Football Sunday | The Fight

In Malcolm Gladwell’s book, The Outliers, he talks about the time it takes to become a master of craft. How long, you ask? It takes 10,000 hours.

To put that number into perspective, there are 8,760 hours in a year and in order to reach that 10,000 hour threshold, it would take the average person working on a part-time skill or study approximately 10 years to become a master.

While Gladwell has shared that this rule doesn’t apply to sports due to an underlying assumption that genetics play a more significant role in athletic success, the “practice makes perfect” idea certainly separates even the best from the most elite echelon.

Hard work and passionate fight deliver champions. Let’s see who has the will, the fight to leave everything on the field this weekend and when it’s all over, pop one of these classics into your VHS.

Anna Fecskes

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