Being able to see the light at the end of the tunnel is a positive metaphor. It invokes in our mind the idea of being able to be in the middle of a very difficult situation, and still understand that, with perseverance you are going to be able to meet your goal. In our mind, it makes us think about a person who is traveling through a dark system of caves, and gets lost. However his friend is on the other end of the caves with the flashlight that he purchased at http://www.batterymax.com.au/. His friend with the flashlight keep shouting to him, just keep going. And as a result the individual that is lost is able to find his way out of the cave and be rescued.
Many times athletes need to have this same type of mentality. At times for them their physical limitations, and they’re tired bodies can be likened to that system of caves. There may be a time where individual is so tired and so worn out, that they, physically, feel like they’ve lost it all. They may want to throw in the towel and just give in. However if an athlete is going to be successful, and if an athlete is going to make it to Olympic level their minds have to serve as that beacon of light, that light at the end of the tunnel that encourages their battered body to just keep moving.
Very few sports require this type of determination like Olympic wrestling. Olympic wrestling, is a very difficult and demanding sport which requires the participant to push themselves physically to the max, and mentally maintain their edge. Of all of the individuals who wrestled and the 2012 Olympics only a handful of medals were given out. This proves that only a small amount of individuals had what it took to overcome their body’s tiredness, and mentally push themselves to success. The countries that were the most successful of the 2012 Olympics were the, Russian Federation, with a total of 11 medals, and Japan who had a total of six medals, including four gold medals.