Academic journal article College Student Journal

Helpful Hints: An Alphabet for Student-Athletes

Academic journal article College Student Journal

Helpful Hints: An Alphabet for Student-Athletes

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Student-athletes are always looking for helpful hints regarding how they might excel on the field, in the classroom, and in life. The "Student-Athlete Alphabet", offered here, should help them to realize their respective goals, whatever they might be.

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Student-athletes are always being pressed to achieve success, in the classroom and beyond, without getting themselves into a real mess. To achieve this end of doing well, requires that they make it all gel. The attached alpha should help them, too, to do their best on the field, as well as in school.

A Always eat three healthy meals a day, if you want to keep the doctor away.

B Be sure to have fun, especially when your work is done.

C Come prepared for anything, for if you don't, the failure might really sting.

D Dream of what you want to be, and do whatever is necessary.

E Encourage others and yourself, too, and strive to do so as a general rule.

F Fight through the soreness and stiffness, too, if the competition you wish to subdue.

G Greatness will only happen for you, if you do what you must to get yourself through.

H Happiness will only come if you do your best, and never settle for anything less.

I Imagine what you could do, if you really worked hard doing what you must do.

J Jump at chances, don't stop to rest, if you really want to pass life's test.

K Kindness to others will help them, too, but it will also go well for you. …

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