By Art Briles
Growing up in Rule, Texas, paintings Briles realized at a tender age the significance of labor and religion from his mom and dad. quickly that religion will be verified.
On their strategy to see him play in a school soccer video game, Briles' mom and dad and aunt died in a motor vehicle crash. This occasion formed Briles into the fellow he's this present day. His father, Dennis, left him with a sequence of classes. He taught his son that the area does not simply hand you issues, you need to earn them. And he taught him the effect that religion may have in his life.
Briles positioned those classes to paintings as a soccer trainer, the place he proven his popularity for turning suffering groups into winners, from highschool to the workers at Texas Tech to move trainer on the college of Houston. employed to educate Baylor in 2007, he used to be confronted with a well-known activity. inside of 3 years, Briles led the Bears to their first bowl online game in 15 years.
Today, he instills those self same classes into his younger avid gamers, supporting them discover a cause to excel. there are many excuses for failure yet Briles surrounds himself with those people who are fearless by way of chasing luck. that's one of many many classes he imparts to his readers, with chapters that include:
* God and the educating of Dennis Briles
* discovering Your Passion
* you could switch angle, now not Talent
* Passing within the Land of Earl Campbell
* everyone is a Captain
Filled with dramatic soccer tales and classes discovered, this ebook will encourage and entertain.
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Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith by Art Briles