4 Total Quotes

Eddie Reese Quotes

This is the type of meet that demands people to work at different events and show they can succeed. We did some good things today the right way. So of our younger swimmers performed well. This is a meet that will help develop mental toughness and an awareness of their abilities.
Eddie Reese
#Events

Last year it was on me. With the excitement from the Olympics, I had them burned out by November. This season, they've all been trying very hard and listening very well. Our only mistake this season would be for me to work them too hard.
Eddie Reese
#Excitement

I don't believe in the philosophy that if you knock a champion down, then they get back up. You have to build them up gradually. You have to develop their self image. It's just how you treat people everyday that makes them better.
Eddie Reese
#Philosophy

The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special. All great swimmers have that skill.
Eddie Reese
#Skill