This story paints a picture of the mindset necessary to be successful in a stretching program. In fact, this story will show you how the mindset will work on any task life gives you?
Pat Riley was the very successful coach of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team during the 1980’s.
He told his players, after winning the NBA title, that the next year they should focus on improving their performance on the court by only 1 %.
The result was truly amazing. All of the players came on board with that very simple request. (Yes even high paid professional basketball players can learn something new) Everyone on the team improved in all of the areas suggested by Mr. Riley. Many of the players improved in one or more areas as much as 20%.
What was the key? The goal set by the coach was reasonable, and apparently, to the … Read More