What kind of world would it be if everyone talked and no one listened? A dysfunctional one, to say the least. Listening is essential to understanding. Without it, words would have no purpose, communication would be lost and the world would be filled with nothing but meaningless chatter. So why is listening underrated?
The moment you enter through the clean glass gym doors, scan your gold card and shed your new Lululemon jacket, you have entered Colorado College’s exercise cult. As you scan the room for an unoccupied treadmill, you think to yourself, Damn, everyone here is so fit.
A goalkeeper’s game is predominately mental. The ability to resist the temptations of temper tantrums, irrational cries and defeatist attitudes separate top level keepers from any other player on the field. The players may run ten miles in a game but in that same time, keepers gain a year of mental toughness.