FEAR OF FAILURE
Despite his formidable size, Eric actually admits to being fearful quite often. However, he doesn’t see that as a bad thing, it’s just a byproduct of his humanity. It’s learning to recognize that fear as a motivator and indicator of greater things to come that has allowed him to see his fear differently and teach his athletes & children that it’s not about NOT being afraid. Instead, it’s about learning how to fear STRONGER by learning what the feeling of fear is an indication of.
However, if it weren’t for his mother’s strength in allowing herself to let go and force him to leave home, he wouldn’t be in the position he’s in today. The best thing that could’ve happened to him was his mother allowing him to experience that fearful situation (Listen at 47:30).
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