Volleyball Quotes about Losing and Adversity

These volleyball quotes and volleyball sayings about losing focus on being positive at the downbeat moment

  • finding positive things about your game
  • elimination of fear of losing - not being afraid to lose
  • bringing up the fact that top athletes fail, make mistakes and lose-they just have powerful way to handle those losses and get over them

Be Positive

You should not like losing in any circumstances, but realize there was also lots of success involved in that particular contest. Be positive.

Focus on Being the Best You Can Be

At the moment of adversity, you need to remember you did not lose everything. You competed hard, were reaching your own highest levels, even getting beyond your own limits- you were the best you can be.

Be sure to check “Be the Best You Can Be” quotes. You find them by going into quotes master page.

Volleyball Sayings about Losing

"Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records." -- William A. Ward

"Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing." –- Dennis Waitley

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes." –John Wooden

"Sometimes in a defeat, you can set the stage for future victory. I wanted them to feel good about what they had accomplished. Not to like losing, but to like the success that they had." -- Mike Krzyzewski

"Therefore, as a player, as a coach, even though we might have lost in a season or not won a championship, it was like a self-fulfilling prophecy that I'm going to win some time. I've never felt myself a loser." -- Mike Krzyzewski

"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." -- Michael Jordan

"Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation." -- Micheal Jordan

"I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result." -- Michael Jordan

"I've never been afraid to fail." --Michael Jordan

Inspiring Quotes from one of the Best Volleyball Coaches ever

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