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Mindset Monday: Jump Levels from John Smith

By Jeff Zannetti
Wrestling Mindset

There is always another level in you. I don’t care who you are. A JV wrestler or Jordan Burroughs.

My dad has always been my role model. When I was a kid my dad would always ask my brothers and I, what is the biggest room in the world?

Quickly we caught on- It is the Room for Improvement.

I also have always looked up to guys like John Smith, the Brands brothers, and of course the legend Dan Gable.

I first heard the term Jump Levels from John Smith as he was talking to his team. He told them that whether they were a freshman, a National Champ, or World medalist they would all need to look to Jump Levels each day to continue to be successful. Workouts and training cannot be routine if you are looking to Jump Levels. Rather there needs to be a sense of urgency and focus to improve in some area each day.

Continue Reading: Jump Levels – Wrestling Mindset.

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