Let Ohio State coach Tressel teach you how to "win" with the same "Big Ten" fundamentals used by one of college football's most successful teams! You'll learn how to develop character traits such as faith, discipline, and toughness; and set and achieve personal goals. A perfect lineup of stories, photos, spiritual insights, motivational thoughts, and practical applications.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 Vendor: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1414325703 ISBN-13: 9781414325705 Availability: In Stock
The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life shares Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel's Big Ten fundamentals for success: Attitude, Discipline, Faith, Handling Adversity & Success, Excellence, Love, Toughness, Responsibility, Team, and Hope. Peppered with personal stories from Coach Tressels storied coaching career, this book shares the fundamental lessons that he has been imparting to his players and coaching staffs for the past 20 years. A perfect blend of football stories, spiritual insights, motivational reading, and practical application, The Winners Manual provides an inside look at the core philosophy that has positively impacted the lives of thousands of student athletes and served as the foundation for two of the most successful college football programs of all time. Includes 8 pages of color photos and a foreword from NYT best-selling author John Maxwell. All of the proceeds from the book are being donated directly to the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library Renovation Campaign. Other features:
Each chapter closes with a practical application section, where readers will be coached on how they can apply the lessons imparted throughout the book to their own lives, via the establishment of measurable goals.
Provides a rare inside glimpse into the mind of one of the most respected coaches in college football history and into the huddle of one of the most successful football programs of all time.
Filled with hundreds of inspirational stories, quotes and anecdotes.