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8 Points to becoming a CHAMPION
    Confidence

    Hard work

    Attitude

    Motivation

    Preparation

    Intense desire

    One for all and all for one

    Never Give Up





Confidence - You have to believe in yourself before you can achieve your goals.

Hard work - Even the most talented athletes would not get anywhere without lots and lots of hard work and practice.

Attitude - Don't be a sore loser and don't cheer when something bad happens to the other team. Treat them with respect and they will do the same for you.

Motivation - Whether you have a sports hero - like Michael Jordan or Mia Hamm - or whether you just love to play the game, keeping your inspiration in mind will help you achieve your goals.

Preparation - Be prepared to face the challenges of the day, whether on the field or in the classroom. Practice makes perfect!

Intense desire - If you want to win so badly you can taste it, it will give you an edge.

One for all and all for one - Stay loyal to your team and always put team goals before your own; remember, there is no "I" in "TEAM"!

Never Give Up - Never Give Up means that you keep trying until you achieve your goal. No one ever got it right on the first try!




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