Published on July 20, 2018
slide 1: What You Need to Become a Pro Athlete Derrick Shelby slide 2: Derrick Shelby has worked his entire life Derrick Shelby has worked his entire life to get to the position he’s in today: that of professional athlete. A sixth-year professional football player with the Atlanta Falcons Shelby not only started playing football very early on in life. slide 3: Derrick Shelby Devoted Decades of his life Training Derrick Shelby has also devoted decades of his life training preparing learning and conditioning and all with the hopes he would have the opportunity to compete on one of the biggest stages in the world. slide 4: Derrick Shelby requires almost the “perfect storm” of talent Becoming a professional athlete like Derrick Shelby requires almost the “perfect storm” of talent hard work mindset and dedication. slide 5: Derrick Shelby : Important Tips Need to Become a Pro Athlete ● Begin playing sports very early on in life. ● Be disciplined. ● Have a competitive nature. ● Be able to perform well under pressure. ● Be willing to sacrifice other activities for the sake of your sport. ● Train consistently and at a high level for much of your life. slide 6: Thank You..