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Bounce Back From Mistakes With A Good Attitude

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Jenny Ruiz (@JenRuiz13) is a former Mexican-American soccer player that played professionally in the United States and on the Women’s National team in Mexico. She traveled to Athens, Greece in 2004 as a part of Team Mexico for the Olympic Games. Ruiz currently coaches youth soccer in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In this clip, Ruiz explains that recovering from mistakes is essential to success as an athlete. Ruiz learned from watching how coaches reacted to another player's bad attitude that recovering from mistakes is vitally important. Coaches want to see that athletes are willing to fight back and recover, even if the mistake feels like it ruined a play. A good attitude and positive spirit can trump the fallout of a mistake.