Comedian Chris Parker: What's wrong with being a Try-Hard?

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Secondary, Tertiary, Whānau


To understand the value someone has when they try hard at something.

We walk away knowing

Trying hard is the best thing someone can do regardless of the outcome.


  • Have you heard the expression 'try-hard'? Why do you think it's such an insult to be called a try hard?
  • What are some other insults that stem from this same idea? (rate yourself, hard-out, pick me girl)
  • How can start encouraging others to try hard at what they do?
  • Has Chris made you think about trying hard in a different light?