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Discipline is the shortcut

Updated: Sep 28, 2018

Ask any successful athlete about the key to their success and they’re likely to mention discipline. Rightly so, discipline is an essential foundation for any sport. It builds an athlete’s character to help them set their mind to achieve great things. Beyond sports, it is also instrumental to succeed in other areas of life.

Participating in sports early in life gives a lifelong sense of discipline in children. Coaches, in particular, play an important role in instilling discipline in young athletes. Coaches should be aware of this responsibility and show their athlete the benefits they can get from being disciplined.

Here are some of these benefits:

They learn the value of hard work.

Discipline teaches the value of hard work. As with most things, there are no shortcuts. Any athlete, regardless of their l