The ability to ultimately understand anything requires more than just the fierce determination of the will. The starting point and the default position of any learning process must at its core be grounded in true humility. It is humility that allows someone to correctly assess both external and internal situations. In sports we see this play out over the life of a dedicated athlete. When someone is young and learning a sport, they notice quickly how much their skills and knowledge are lacking especially in relation to sports heroes that are idolized.