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Go for the Gold!

Posted by Aaron Solly on Sunday, February 9, 2014, In : Articles 
I learned something in grade eight that I wanted to share with you.

In the first month of junior high school, a school assembly was scheduled in the gym.  When I entered the gym, I couldn’t believe how many students filled it.  It was probably ten times the number of students we would have at an assembly at my elementary school.  There so many students that the gym’s four huge bleachers were full plus about ten rows of students were sitting on the floor.  As a grade eight student, I had to...

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80% of the game is between your ears

Posted by Aaron Solly on Thursday, January 30, 2014, In : Articles 

This is the story that inspired me to write my ebooks and create this website.

“80% of the game is between your ears”, is what my senior high school

basketball coach would say to us at our practices. He would say it at the

beginning of practice as he would walk around the center of the gym where the

entire team was standing in a circle, stretching.

“80% of the game is between your ears”, he would repeat out loud. The snickers

and rolling eyes from some of the players (myself included) could...

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