Ever wonder whether professional athletes can get by on pure talent, or if it takes a lot of hard work? For the best of the best, the answer lies in their practice routines. Though many young athletes can be successful by only practicing with the team and playing games, the athletes without a good work ethic almost always fade out as they begin to compete on a national stage.
Here’s a great video from Business Insider on the work ethic of one of the best basketball athletes out there – Kobe Bryant.
As you’ll see, the source of Bryant’s skill is in how hard he practices off court. It takes a lot of sweat to stay at the top of your game throughout an athletic career, and this is how it’s done!