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And Under the Psychology of Competition Category
« on: February 28, 2009, 03:15:34 PM »

An interesting item to consider for bass tournament anglers (and any other sports competitor for that matter) from Pete Robbins' blog on Gary Yamamoto's Inside Line:

"I don't fish against other anglers, I'm just competing against the fish."

While reading a recent article in Conde Nast Portfolio about the business endeavors of Tiger Woods, the following paragraph caught my eye:

On the course, Woods has a reputation for beating his opponents before they even tee off. continue and read the January 12, 2009 post...
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Re: And Under the Psychology of Competition Category
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2009, 01:17:51 PM »

I know I've said the same statement myself in the past... but I never really believed it completely. The point it - I often fish better whenever I fished against tougher competition AND I think it is also more productive to make an attempt to concentrate as much as possible on the things you can personally control.
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