Grit is the ability to persevere in accomplishing a goal despite obstacles over an extended period. Athletes with grit consistently reach higher levels of performance than those who don't. Hear about grit from expert and author, Angela Duckworth.
The Competitive Edge
Mental toughness is a key component to athletic success. Listen to Olympic athletes talk about the games after winning a medal and time and again you'll hear the same things. These athletes often attribute their success to mental factors in the game. They'll tell you how they learned to overcome doubt, persevere through rough patches, and focus on what matters. Learn more with Dr Brian Davidson of the Intrinsic Institute.