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So, you have been cut? If not, you will be!!

May 27, 2017

Pictured:  Michael Jordan getting cut from his High School team is a very well documented story.

 

I hope that all players and coaches pursuing their best have a read of this blog, as well as their parents and other supporters.  I feel that if  we all learn how to deal with adversity, being cut and coming out the other end better it will strengthen our sport. 

 

Succeeding sport at youth level or senior level for that matter is very much a reflection of the processes in succeeding in any endeavors in life.

 

In sport success or failure is often just more up and down, and sometimes the timelines compacted, when compared to other endeavors like professional life, education, social, love etc. etc.

 

We will leave these other areas to experts in those (I am far from one on most of that - ha!) but feel that if athletes get good at "problem solving" in sport, which this blog is about, then they have a good chance to take those lessons to succeed not only in sport but in all those other areas.

 

Of course I have been cut from programs as a player in the playing days, cut as a coach even, and also cut many guys as a coach, as well as helped guys deal with being cut or not being selected. I'm not going to claim to be an expert at much, but I feel I am an expert at "