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Training Camp

What the Best Do Better Than Everyone Else
Narrated by: Jon Gordon
Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
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Training Camp is an inspirational story filled with invaluable lessons and insights on bringing out the best in yourself and your team. The story follows Martin, an un-drafted rookie trying to make it in the NFL. He's spent his entire life proving to the critics that a small guy with a big heart can succeed against all odds. After spraining his ankle in the pre-season, Martin thinks his dream is lost - but then he meets a very special coach who shares 11 life-changing lessons that keep his dream alive, and might even make him the best of the best.

If you want to be your best, Training Camp offers an inspirational story and real-world wisdom on what it takes to reach true excellence and how you and your team (your work team, school team, church team, and family team) can achieve it.

©2009 Jon Gordon (P)2010 Gildan
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  • J.A.Vess
  • 05-07-15

Faith Based Parable that Outlines Excellence

I'm not a religious person at all, and I loved this book. Through the story, you keep hearing references of "Him" and "God" and at first it bothered me. But then IT happened.... In the story you are reminded that faith isn't about religion, it's about your relationship with whatever you believe in. I thoroughly appreciate that about this book.

In other topics, the story is great and does outline plenty of traits of achievers and successful people. It demonstrates how all that is not accomplished by one person, but all those around that person as well.

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  • Nick Williams
  • 17-01-17

Another Great Book by Jon Gordon

What did you love best about Training Camp?

Great message that is relevant to everyone

What did you like best about this story?

Well told and engaging. You find yourself wanting more at the end of each chapter.

Which character – as performed by Jon Gordon – was your favorite?

coach Ken

What insight do you think you’ll apply from Training Camp?

The 11 steps for success

Any additional comments?

Great story. I am going to order hard copies for friends.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-08-17

If you need a push, some encouragement-must read

Quick aand easy to get through where you feel down or need some help take the 3 hours. Worth it. 3rd book of his I have

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  • Wolf
  • 03-06-20

AMAZING book!!!

I have always enjoyed his books but this one definitely tops it for me. as a volleyball coach I plan to enforce a lot of his rules.

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  • Albert A. Byas
  • 30-04-20

Inspiring!

This is one of the best books I've listened to on Audible. It's an easy listen and applicable to all that want to do better in life.

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  • Joseph Willis
  • 04-09-18

best book ever

love this book read it every year at least once. definitely worth reading for anyone who wants to to be a better person

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  • Tim Nowatzke
  • 20-06-18

Great Book and Listen

Great Book & Listen. Well read and great story with great lessons taught throughout the story/book. Thanks Jon. Keep up the great work

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  • Ralph B
  • 20-04-18

11 traits but there's a bigger picture.

Jon narrates himself in a very fast moving story. Prepare to think and prepare for a surprise. I think I get it now.

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  • Utente anonimo
  • 28-02-18

Great book sync issues

A great book for coaches and players and people who want to be successful. Only issue that could be improved is the split of chapters.

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  • joshua_abbott
  • 18-01-18

MORE THAN INFORMATION, ITS A REVELATION OF TRUE WINNING!

Jon Gordon presents this book on how the best become the best in a way that I could only describe as BEST!

After the first chapter I was sucked in.

While this book uses athletic terminology it is most certainly a book for anyone who wants to be the best in whatever field they are in!