Consistent Practice

If you want to be good at something, you have to practice consistently and frequently. Take someone like Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, for example. Phelps’s coach said he did not miss a practice from age eleven through sixteen. He even practiced on Christmas morning (Royan Kamyar, “What I Learned: Over 50 Olympic Athletes’ Daily Routines,” OWaves, March 21, 2018, For successful people like Michael Phelps, swimming was not a hobby—it was a lifestyle.