- Aug 21, 2018
- AFL Club
- North Melbourne
This.I think people are under-estimating natural skill level IIT
Any elite talent is where 99th percentile natural ability meets 99th percentile work-ethic
Applicable for scientists, musicians, artists, sports-people, programmers etc.
Growing up an enthusiast guitarist, when reading about the "best" guitarists, their practice-regimes were always mind-blowing (8-9 hours a day). And it's not enough to just play, these guitarists were always pushing themselves to the limit learning stuff at the edge of their abilities. But with this said, these guitarists usually showed an abnormal "natural knack" for the instrument at an early age... sometimes there would be old videos of them playing at talent shows as kids doing things way beyond age-expected abilities
I would have no doubt someone like Greg Williams meets this criteria of abnormal talent meets work ethic
Carey was renowned as the hardest and most dedicated trainer at North in his time.