There would be no good times without struggles. We would not be able to distinguish a good day from a bad day if everything went as planned.
We need the surprises, the corrections and feedback from others who surround us in order to develop.
For this reason, there are going to be moments where players are not happy, confused, disappointed or low on confidence. These emotions are part of the process of development. The more a person is exposed to situations such as these the more resilience is developed and a greater appreciation for the good moments.
The worthy moments will inevitably arise for those who have a great work ethic, desire to learn and a respectable attitude. These three traits are easily identified and the more consistent a player is in these areas the higher the ceiling goes for them.
As much as some would prefer, there is no secret shortcut to improvement.
An image can be painted for someone to believe this will be the future outcome, however the person who is attracted to that image must pick up his or her own brush and begin…
Yours in soccer,