Fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals.
Fundamentals win it. Football is two things; it's blocking and tackling. I don't care about formations or new defences or tricks on defence. If you block and tackle better than the team you're playing, you'll win.Kageyama Toshiro, said it:
What it takes to be #1, Vince Lombardi Jr. (page 7, Amazon link)
Faithfulness to the fundamentals is something that becomes second nature to a professional.Professionals of two very different fields said this. Why don't you listen?
Lessons in the fundamentals of go, Kageyama Toshiro (page 28, Amazon link)
If you find yourself struggling with some task, review your fundamentals on it. Almost all tasks you procrastinate on are tasks with brittle foundations. If you are about to start a hard task, don't jump straight into it: first review the fundamentals.
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