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Three Lessons Actors Can Learn from Athletes

The worlds of acting and sport don't always seem to go hand-in-hand. I don't know if your school had the stereotypical jocks vs. drama club West Side Story-esque division, but it seems to be a fairly widespread phenomenon. The world is full of people who aspire to become professional actors and between showbiz and sport, you'd be hard-pressed to find more competitive arenas to enter.

The gift of this reality is that it can fuel us to strive for our absolute best, as our athlete pals have learnt to do out of pure necessity. So why not start setting yourself up with a robust foundation now so that when it is your time to bat (and your time will come) you are primed to knock it out of the park? Here are three lessons that we actors would be wise to absorb from our sporting comrades. No burpees required!

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