Bobby Knight, also popularly known as Bob Knight was an American basketball coach who is now retired. He was fondly nicknamed ‘The General” by the basketball community. Indiana Hoosiers is one of the teams Bob coached from the years 1971 up until 2000. Besides this, Bob also coached at Army as well as Texas Tech. As a coach, Bob was a hardworking, sincere and dedicated man, who encouraged and motivated his team to be the same.
"Your biggest opponent is not the other guy. It is human nature."
"The key is not the will to win... everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important"
In most Bobby Knight quotes, it’s been expressed by him that mental strength was 4 times more important to physical strength while training for the sport. Bob pushed his team members to practice consistently and regularly in order to achieve victory. Bob truly believed that positive results were achieved through hard work and not by simply hoping. He was known to be one of the most innovative as well as the most successful and popular coaches that American basketball has ever seen.