Humility vs arrogance

Mar 08, 2012 9 Comments by

The quest for humble living is tempered with arrogant seductions. As PCF trainer Ty Gulker eludes to below, humility in today’s society is often mistaken for weakness, while arrogance is confused with confidence.

Authored by: Ty Gulker

Humble is studying technique…And practicing it.
Arrogance is putting more weight on the bar despite shitty technique.

Humble is performing mobility to improve.
Arrogance is leaving the crowd to mobilize without you.

Humble is putting your score on the board so others can beat it.
Arrogance is putting you score on the board so others can see it.

Humble is asking questions to learn.
Arrogance is silence.

Humble is the example of improvement.
Arrogance is talking about it.

Humble is participating.
Arrogance is watching.

Humble is having a bad day and getting over it.
Arrogance is having a bad day and sharing it.

Humble highlights others.
Arrogance darkens the world.



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Open 12.3

15-Box jumps (M 24″ box / F 20″ box)
12-Push press (M 115 lb / F 75 lb)
AMRAP 18 Minutes

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9 Responses to “Humility vs arrogance”

  1. Teri says:


  2. Presley says:

    Great post Ty, I love your words!! I hope to see everyone at the gym tomorrow night!! This one is gunna be fun!! :)

  3. Joel says:

    Great post Ty- keep them coming

    “Humble is participating.
    Arrogance is watching.”

    It will be good to keep this in mind when I WOD with the big kids tonight… See ya’ll at 6.

  4. michelle says:

    100. Those T2B slowed me down A LOT!

  5. chas says:

    Great effort this morning. And new accomplishments. Build on what you did!! Sandy, Kim, Michelle…now you know you can Toe-2-Bar or push 75lbs over head. Keep building on these successes!! It was fun watching you this morning.
    Good job, Teri. i always love seeing you in the am.

  6. Sammy says:

    Nice post Smoothy

    Humble is smooth
    Arrogance is rough

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