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GRACIOUS COMPETITOR

It takes true strength to demonstrate gracous kindness while fierce competing to achieve our personal bests.  Gracous Competitors demonstrate true strength and noble qualities all admire;  important for success with hockey and beyond!

 

Gracious Competitors:

  • appreciate opponents vs. villify them
  • understand that competing well means achieving personal bests vs. just doing better than opponents
  • demonstrate a sense of fairness and honor vs. a win at all costs mentality
  • love challenges for how they help inspire and push them to achieve new personal bests
  • want to win as much or more than anyone, but yet demonstrate tremendous self discipline to remain empathetic towards teammates and opponents, coaches, referees, parents and spectators
  • polite and demonstrate respect for self, teammates, opponents, coaches, officials always quick to offer lending a hand or helping out (even in challenging situations)
  • encourage others and try to do better versus criticizing others