Why Be A Champion Essay

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Title: Why Be A Champion? A Teenager’s Guide to a Sporting Champion’s Mindset
- In this book, Teo Aik Cher highlights key characteristics that athletes possess to make them champions. In his absorbing and amiable style, he uses the word "Champion" as an acronym and delves into the distinctive traits that athletes possess and what makes these champions tick. Discover with him the world of sporting excellence and what goes into cultivating a champion mindset.
Author: Teo Aik Cher
- Teo Aik Cher is an educator whose words and illustrations have been featured in numerous publications. He is the author and illustrator of six best-selling books in the Why? Series: Why Procrastinate?, Why Take Action?, Why Simplify?, Why be a Champion?,
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The author takes a stand and asks the reader to agree with his point of view. It asks for readers to do something about being a champion.
Audience: Teenagers who aim to be a champion in their chosen field of sports.
Author’s Perspective: Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, and Modernism
Main Thesis: The author discusses and compares the traits of non-champion athletes and champion athletes.
Evidence: The author made use of the following evidences: South Korea making their way to the semi-finals of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, the story of Rocky Balboa in the movie, “Rocky”, and stories of world-renowned athletes such as Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Manny Pacquiao, and others.
Conclusion: The author concludes that a champion athlete is someone who has commitment to what he does, who has a heart for his sport, someone who is aware of his strengths and weaknesses, who is motivated, someone who perseveres, someone with integrity, someone who has an objective, and lastly, someone who has the nerve for his chosen field of
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