|An early picture of Chen Xiaowang - "No excuses, training every day without fail"|
“What ultimately separates those
who succeed from the rest is what goes on between their ears and in their heart
and souls”. The preceding quote from an unknown source points to the truth that
to perform at a high
level in any sport or physical discipline demands sacrifices and discipline
from participants, and the possession of qualities like doggedness, constancy
and a long-term perspective. Without the right mindset it doesn’t matter how
much natural ability you have, or which famous teachers you learn from.
|A young Chen Xiaowang - "the key to success is consistency"|
Chen Xiaoxing: "You have to treat a year like a day and that is not easy. It's very easy to train ten times for one day, but to do it year after year..."