Rocky (1976): You're Better Than That
Rocky Balboa understands the challenges that life can present. In this clip, Balboa gives an encouraging speech to his son to motivate him to achieve success by taking responsibility for his life and going after what he wants. Balboa says that life will knock you down and throw you punches and that life’s about taking the hits and moving forward.

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  1. What is motivating/inspiring about this speech? Have you ever been inspired by someone's speech? Have you ever given an inspirational speech?

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