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Lynn Davies Quotes

As a youngster, I enjoyed sport and my ambition was to be a great sportsman.

If you have a coach helping you, developing your skills alongside you, that's when you're on your way to becoming not just a participant but achieving.

It's about lessons for life. It's not just about winning either.

It's about somebody initially knowing more about it than you do but eventually you learn a lot about it yourself and practise the skills and techniques that you've been taught.

It's not just about a coach telling you what to do and just following it unthinkingly.

It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.

Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way.

You've got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life.

You've got to be actively involved in the process yourself and you've got to listen carefully to what the coach is saying, take that on board yourself and implement what the coach is saying.