The Fighter's Mind

The Fighter's Mind

Inside the Mental Game

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the minds of the world's top fighters and trainers, in an account that draws on interviews with such fighters as Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, and Marcelo Garcia.

Perseus Publishing
In his acclaimed national best seller, A Fighter’s Heart, Sam Sheridan took readers with him as he stepped through the ropes into the dangerous world of professional fighting. From a muay Thai bout in Bangkok to Rio, where he trained with jiu-jitsu royalty, to Iowa, where he matched up against the toughest in MMA, Sheridan threw himself into a quest to understand how and why we fight. In The Fighter’s Mind, Sheridan does for the brain what his first book did for the body. To uncover the secrets of mental strength and success, Sheridan interviewed dozens of the world’s most fascinating and dangerous men, including celebrated trainers Freddie Roach and Greg Jackson; champion fighters Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, and Marcelo Garcia; ultrarunner David Horton; legendary wrestler Dan Gable, and many more. What are their secrets? How do they stay committed through years of training, craft a game plan, and adjust to the realities of the ring? How do they project strength when weak, and remain mentally tough despite incredible physical pain? A fascinating book, bursting at the seams with incredible stories and insight, The Fighter’s Mind answers these questions and many more.

In his acclaimed national best seller, A Fighter’s Heart, Sam Sheridan took readers with him as he stepped through the ropes into the dangerous world of professional fighting. From a muay Thai bout in Bangkok to Rio, where he trained with jiu-jitsu royalty, to Iowa, where he matched up against the toughest in MMA, Sheridan threw himself into a quest to understand how and why we fight. InThe Fighter’s Mind, Sheridan does for the brain what his first book did for the body. To uncover the secrets of mental strength and success, Sheridan interviewed dozens of the world’s most fascinating and dangerous men, including celebrated trainers Freddie Roach and Greg Jackson; champion fighters Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, and Marcelo Garcia; ultrarunner David Horton; legendary wrestler Dan Gable, and many more. What are their secrets? How do they stay committed through years of training, craft a game plan, and adjust to the realities of the ring? How do they project strength when weak, and remain mentally tough despite incredible physical pain? A fascinating book, bursting at the seams with incredible stories and insight,The Fighter’s Mind answers these questions and many more.


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From the author of the acclaimed best-selling book A Fighter's Heart comes a fascinating look inside the minds of the world's top fighters and trainers, in an account that draws on interviews with such fighters as Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock and Marcelo Garcia.
In his acclaimed national bestseller "A Fighter's Heart," Sheridan takes readers with him as he steps through the ropes into the dangerous world of professional fighting. Here, Sheridan does for the brain what his first book does for the body.

Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780802119353
0802119352
Branch Call Number: 796.8 Sh53fm
Characteristics: xi, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Corey G Brooks May 27, 2015

"I like the potential role in my cognition that this is set to play."

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