BATTLING, BELIEVING, BREATHING.
When I first heard this at the women’s beach volleyball gold-medal match, it rang true immediately. This was the philosophy of the team USA’s coach, Misty May’s father.
I feel each terms covers so much when it comes to sports mentality. For example, it is important to be both aggressive yet relaxed and calm– in other words, breathe and battle. And as was made clear by Gene Hackman in “Hoosiers”, the first rule of sports is to believe.
Results: Women's Volleyball – Finals – Aug 23 8:00am ET 2008