The most important question for an athlete: Are you going to go all out or hold back?
Much has been written about talent, and the overwhelming consensus is that no one is born with it. Not Mozart, not Michelangelo, not Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, or LeBron James. Don't believe me? Read the research presented in "The Talent Code" by Daniel Coyle. Everyone who has mastered a skill has spent roughly 10,000 hours or ten years of deliberate practice. The best athletes, regardless of their sport, are always the hardest workers. What sets them apart is that once they achieve some success, they never stop working.