I ask our players to give more of themselves than they think is possible. I know they have more inside of them. I know it. That’s why I set such high standards for them physically. I want them to learn how to dig deeper.
By doing things when you are too tired, by pushing yourself father than you thought you could — like running the track after a two-hour practice — you can become a competitor. Each time you go beyond your perceived limit, you become mentally stronger.
From “Reach for the Summit”By Pat Summitt with Sally Jenkins