Karch Kiraly Quotes

The exercises helped get the flexibility back in my ankle and also increased my overall flexibility. As I was getting into my 30s I wanted to do everything I could to improve my longevity.

It's hard to give a career like this up when I tell my wife I'm going to the office and it's the beach.

Practice like it's competition and compete like it's another day on the practice court.

We play at the world's most beautiful beaches but in the world's most challenging conditions. It is not like you play one match and you go back to air conditioning. We do it all day long.

Physically I'm not as strong as I was but I try to make up for it mentally. It's a big challenge and I relish it competing with guys half my age.

I just think about what I am doing on my side of the net which requires focus. Even after all the years I've been playing I still get butterflies before each match.

I played a kid's game I got to do it at the beach and I was able to support my family. I consider myself incredibly lucky.

I never did. I only prepared to win the next day.

It's the best. And the job site isn't too bad either.

I thank my dad for my mental longevity and for the fact we played against better competition.

Playing against better competition makes you better and more focused so you can do what you have to to win.

I didn't want to use anything as a crutch and ever have excuses heading into a match.

When youâ??ve done everything you can to train yourself for competition youâ??ll sleep well when the tournament is over win or lose.

Volleyball is not like a formula so we must give players some freedom.

Most people put a hat and glasses on to go incognito. I take them off.

It's a serve and pass game.

I want to be as self-reliant as possible and do it all from within.

A lot of guys are out there with their iPods. I'm not one of them. I just never really got into it.

When I warm up now thoughÂ?especially on center courtÂ?there is usually music playing so I don't really mess with music.