70 Uplifting Sports Quotes About Pro Athletes Focus - The Sports Words (2023)

70 Uplifting Sports Quotes About Pro Athletes Focus - The Sports Words (1)

1 January 2023/Motivational sports quotes.

You can stay ahead of the competition by focusing on doing the right things and executing them ruthlessly well. If you want to achieve your goals, you need to focus on doing the right things and doing them well.

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Concentration is the ability to give your full attention to a single task at a time. It's about controlling your attention. We can practice the focus during training and then use it during competition. The best focus comes when you simply focus on what it takes to get a job done.

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  1. If you really want to change the rules of the game, become a master observer. The simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted can be a source of great power and creativity. – Peyton Manning, former football player.
  2. It was once a decision that I just wanted to be more focused and have my thoughts right when it really mattered. It took me a long time but I am very proud to have achieved it and today my mind is one of my strong points when I play tennis. – Roger Federer, tennis player.
  3. I am focused on one thing and one thing only: trying to win as many championships as possible. – Kobe Bryant, basketball player.
  4. I know a lot of people depend on me, but that's a side of me that I try not to focus on because while it's important, it's not the most important thing to me. Cristiano Ronaldo, footballer.
  5. You just try to play hard and focus point by point. It sounds so boring, but it's just what it is. – Rafael Nadal, tennis player.
  6. What I have learned is that I have to focus on the moment. I need to connect with my target and block out everything else. – LeBron James, basketball player.
  7. You have to focus on where your heart feels, where you feel like you should be, and try to keep that dream going.. – Heikki Kovalainen, Finnischer Rennfahrer.
  8. It's a way of putting myself in a game and arranging my environment to match the order I'm looking for in my head. ...if I do it, it means I'm concentrating. – Rafael Nadal, tennis player.
  9. If you're really trying to concentrate and maintain your focus, you don't want any unnecessary distractions at this point in the season. – Stephen Curry, basketball player
  10. If you focus on your past, that is your ego. When you focus on your future, that is your pride. When you focus on the present, that is humility. – Field Yates, sportswriter
  11. Whether it's a coach playing with your minutes or selfish teammates, focus on what you can control. Keep working and don't focus on someone who is bringing you negative energy. – James Harden, basketball player
  12. The secret to change is to focus all your energies not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Stefanos Tsitsipas, tennis player.
  13. We have real situations, we have things to deal with. But you have to be able to focus on the moment and not get too excited. It's okay to have emotions, but don't be emotional. – Russell Wilson, football quarterback.
  14. When I was here [championship], I said, okay, that's my mission: I want to win a championship; That is why I am here. It was difficult for me to focus on other teams and the feelings of other players. I didn't get involved with it. I wasn't looking for it. I wanted to keep my energy in the right space. – LeBron James, basketball player.
  15. I'm just trying to focus, put my blinders on and do what I have to do and not worry too much about what's going on around you, just focus on my responsibilities. – Kobe Bryant, basketball player.
  16. Focusing on something that gives you that drive and that passion will help you direct your energy towards something, even if it's not physical, but mental, to achieve something new.. Andrea Gaudinzi, Italian tennis player.
  17. A lot happens in the square, around the square. Obviously there are away fans, in this case Dutch fans. It was difficult. I did a good job staying calm and focused. – Daniel Evans, tennis player
  18. I'm doing my best to focus on what I need to do instead of thinking about the captaincy and a lot of other things that are going on. That's why I've always focused on what I have to do at work. – Angelo Mathews, cricketer
  19. When your mind focuses on the negative things like pain, late hours, social sacrifices, etc., all those negative things increase in intensity and make it too difficult to continue for a long period of time. So enjoy what you're doing, it's important. – Ian Thorpe, retired swimmer
  20. We just have to focus on ourselves and we will. We are not perfect, that is clear, but we will improve. – Virgil van Dijk, professional footballer.
  21. When people doubt you, you have to use it to your advantage. It's up to you to prove them wrong. We all work hard and there is a lot of stress, but as long as you focus on showing what you can do, you can achieve exactly what you want. – Harry Kane, footballer
  22. I just have to focus on what I can control, the daily training and the different performances in competitions. With that, I was trying to shed even more, focus and cut even more, which I thought was actually more of a positive. – Duncan Scott, Scottish swimmer
  23. The game has its ups and downs, but you should never lose sight of your individual goals and not let a lack of effort get you down. – Michael Jordan, baseball player.
  24. When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment recedes and the tide of love pours in. – Kristin Armstrong, cyclist
  25. My focus is basketball and that's it. – Kyrie Irving, Basketballspielerin.
  26. Dealing mentally with injuries is always difficult, but I like to see it as a fresh start. I can't change what happened, so the focus needs to be on healing yourself and coming back stronger than before. – Carli Lloyd, American soccer player.
  27. I really don't care what happened in the past. I prefer to focus on what's next and I'm looking forward to it. – Sebastian Vettel, motorsport racer.
  28. At the end of the day, you can't control the results; You can only control your level of effort and focus. – Ben Zobrist, No. 2 baseball player.
  29. Focus on corrective actions, not errors. – Jack Nicklaus, professional golfer.
  30. I don't think about milestones or medals, but I take each competition as it comes and I focus on doing my best and improving in each competition. – Neeraj Chopra, track and field athlete.
  31. You should always focus on training and see it as a step forward. And each step takes you higher and higher until you reach the top where you must remain. – Kylian Mbappé, French soccer player.
  32. My main focus is, "What can I do today to help the team win the ballgame?" They have those blinders on. Helps you focus. – Aaron Judge, baseball outfielder
  33. The more you hesitate in a game, the more chance you have of getting hit. Your focus is not there. When you doubt, you are usually in trouble. – Sidney Crosby, Ice Hockey Center.
  34. As much as we pump iron and run to develop our strength, we need to develop our mental toughness…so that we can focus…so that we can harmonize with one another. – Phil Jackson, former basketball player
  35. I focus on having fun, playing hard, and winning games. – Mike Trout, baseball center fielder.
  36. Many can't function in a dysfunctional environment, but you can. Keep your focus and finish what you start. Life will never be normal for you because your blessings are not normal. – Deion Sanders, football coach
  37. Focus on improving. Work in silence. – Joe Burrow, American football quarterback.
  38. When you're out in the field, a lot happens. You only have to focus on a few things because your brain can't handle much. – Patrick Mahomes II, American-Football-Spieler.
  39. I feel like game scoring is often not one of the things you can focus on. All you can focus on is successfully playing this game. And once that ends, whether good or bad, you have to do it all over again. – Patrick Mahomes II, American-Football-Spieler.
  40. I don't really focus on where I'm recruited. I'll do it after I'm drafted. – Josh Allen, American football player.
  41. Focus on the mission. nothing else. – Russell Wilson, American-Football-Spieler.
  42. Every game is a championship game. If we focus that way, we prepare that way, that's it, you know, that's the ultimate, the biggest, you prepare, you get stronger, you get that laser focus and you're ready to play. – Russell Wilson, American-Football-Spieler.
  43. What you should do is focus on the moment and not get too excited. It's okay to have emotions, but don't be emotional. – Russell Wilson, American-Football-Spieler.
  44. Just focus on the now and enjoy the ride. That's all I can do. – Derrick Henry, American-Football-Spieler.
  45. I need to focus on helping this team and not worry about anything other than what's going on here. – Derrick Henry, American-Football-Spieler.
  46. I can't control what happens in another lane, so I focus on the games. There is no point in being nervous about other swimmers. It's just about focusing on yourself and what you need to do to be your best. – Cameron van der Burgh, South African swimmer.
  47. It is important to stay focused. There are challenges. The way out of these difficult times is to push everything and not let it get you down too much.”-Claude Julien, Canadian ice hockey coach

Valuable sports quotes about the approach of female athletes

  1. Focus on what you know you can do. Know what you are capable of in any given day and what you can count on. – Mia Hamm, retired soccer player.
  2. When you present yourself, how you act, how you carry yourself, how you focus and prepare... it all depends. – Mia Hamm, retired soccer player.
  3. Other kids were more talented, but I was the most focused. – Nadia Comaneci, Turner im Ruhestand.
  4. Wherever you put your reference point of your mental attention, your focus, that's where you go. If you want to expand, grow and move up, meet new people and do bigger things, you have to think about what you want, not what you don't want. –Danica Patrick, racing driver.
  5. Most people focus on the wrong thing; You focus on the result, not the process. Ronda Rousey, professional fighter.
  6. Understanding yourself is the biggest game we all play. The longer I focus on my inner self, the better I live my outer life. – Abby Wambach, former soccer player
  7. It's all about focus. I focus on the joy I feel after every victory. This feeling is addictive; It's enough to wake me up every day so motivated. – Candace Parker, Basketballspielerin.
  8. Don't focus on the negative things that can happen, just think about the positive things. – Michelle Kwan, retired figure skater.
  9. You're always competing against the other swimmers, but I always try to focus on what I'm doing and how I want to swim my races. – Katie Ledecky, American competitive swimmer.
  10. If you focus on problems, you will have more problems. When you focus on the possibilities, you have more possibilities. – Sloane Stephens, tenista.
  11. Focus is a matter of deciding what things you won't do. -Victoria Azarenka, Belarusian tennis player.
  12. What you focus on with your thoughts and feelings is what you attract into your experience. -Victoria Azarenka, Belarusian tennis player.
  13. Dreaming of doing well and having that silver medal is more motivating than focusing on the negative. So I learned to focus on the positive. – Aly Raisman, American artistic gymnast.
  14. I have to stay in the moment, focus on my technical signals and it just comes, I don't have to push myself too hard. – Katarina Johnson-Thompson de Elite-Multi-Eventer.
  15. I'm just trying to focus on concentration. – Martina Navratilova, former tennis player.
  16. I was really focused on [that] specific moment and I wasn't really following what was going on with the score. I was really trying to stay present and focused and keep doing what I think will make me a better player. – Victoria Azarenka, tennis player.
  17. I don't focus on what I'm dealing with. I focus on my goals and try to ignore the rest. – Venus Williams, former tennis player.
  18. There are expectations in everyone's life. It can be small or big, but then you have to remember to prioritize what is important and try to focus on when it is really necessary. – Mithali Raj, Indian cricketer.
  19. In the end, I know that the goal is victory. For me it's something I really want to focus on. There is more motivation at the end of the day, keep winning, keep trying to get good results. – Elena Rybakina, tenista.
  20. The title defense is something that the press makes up. I only take it one game at a time. I just focus on what I'm doing, on my own trajectory. – Emma Raducanu, tennis player.
  21. I am resetting and refocusing because I want to achieve more. I think I've always been progressive and not necessarily stuck in the moment, whether it's a win or a loss. – Venus Williams, former tennis player.
  22. Focus on balance: Success is balance. – Laila Ali, former professional boxer
  23. I'm not thinking about the press or the crowd or the other leaders of the race. The focus is only on myself. Once I see the targets, I turn them off. – Magdalena Neuner, aleman biathlete.

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