Training Camp is an inspirational story filled with invaluable lessons and insights on bringing out the best in yourself and your team. The story follows Martin, an un-drafted rookie trying to make it in the NFL. He's spent his entire life proving to the critics that a small guy with a big heart can succeed against all odds. After spraining his ankle in the pre-season, Martin thinks his dream is lost - but then he meets a very special coach who shares 11 life-changing lessons that keep his dream alive, and might even make him the best of the best.
If you want to be your best, Training Camp offers an inspirational story and real-world wisdom on what it takes to reach true excellence and how you and your team (your work team, school team, church team, and family team) can achieve it.
©2009 Jon Gordon (P)2010 Gildan
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"Faith Based Parable that Outlines Excellence"
I'm not a religious person at all, and I loved this book. Through the story, you keep hearing references of "Him" and "God" and at first it bothered me. But then IT happened.... In the story you are reminded that faith isn't about religion, it's about your relationship with whatever you believe in. I thoroughly appreciate that about this book.
In other topics, the story is great and does outline plenty of traits of achievers and successful people. It demonstrates how all that is not accomplished by one person, but all those around that person as well.
"Another Great Book by Jon Gordon"
Great message that is relevant to everyone
Well told and engaging. You find yourself wanting more at the end of each chapter.
The 11 steps for success
Great story. I am going to order hard copies for friends.
"Incredibly powerful and emotionally deep!"
One of the most impactful books I have read in a long time! Nearly in tears throughout many different portion of the book!
"Great read for all ages"
Great read for all ages. I am a sports coach and am going to read it again with my high school lacrosse team to inspire them to be their best.
This book was very inspirational, motivational, and very insightful. Once I began it, I couldn't stop listening to it until I completed it! I smiled; I cried and truthfully I began to seek God after I heard it!! I thank Jon Gordon for his candidness in the life lessons he wrote in the pages of this story. It is very practical and real. Anyone who reads this will be blessed!!
"Young or Old, there's a great message here"
I've gifted this book to business leaders and to young aspiring athletes. It's a keeper!
great book, narration a little annoying. many life lessons, good for young athlete and everyone
Very inspirational and life changing.
Great read. I recommend that all teenagers read this book.
"Slow start but great finish."
This book brings front and center many universal habits that sucessful people follow. No quick secret formulas ..... Great Book.
this was an incredibly powerful book that I will forever remember. not only did speak to my heart but it spoke to my soul as well.
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