The Brave Athlete by Simon Marshall audiobook

The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion

By Simon Marshall, PhD
Read by Lesley Paterson

9.66 Hours 11/14/2017 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The Brave Athlete solves the thirteen most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races. You don't have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, your modern Professor brain that navigates the civilized world, and your Computer brain that accesses your memories and runs your habits (good and bad). They fight for control all the time and that's when bad things happen; you get crazy nervous before a race, you choke under pressure, you quit when the going gets tough, you make dumb mistakes, you worry about how you look. What if you could stop the thoughts and feelings you don't want? What if you could feel confident, suffer like a hero, and handle any stress? You can. The Brave Athlete from Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson will help you take control of your brain so you can train harder, race faster, and better enjoy your sport. Dr. Marshall is a sport psychology expert who trains the brains of elite professional athletes. Paterson is a three-time world champion triathlete and coach. Together, they offer this innovative brain training guide that is the first to draw from both clinical science and real-world experience with athletes.

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Summary

Summary

The Brave Athlete solves the thirteen most common mental conundrums athletes face in their everyday training and in races.

You don't have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain that keeps you alive, your modern Professor brain that navigates the civilized world, and your Computer brain that accesses your memories and runs your habits (good and bad). They fight for control all the time and that's when bad things happen; you get crazy nervous before a race, you choke under pressure, you quit when the going gets tough, you make dumb mistakes, you worry about how you look.

What if you could stop the thoughts and feelings you don't want? What if you could feel confident, suffer like a hero, and handle any stress? You can.

The Brave Athlete from Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson will help you take control of your brain so you can train harder, race faster, and better enjoy your sport. Dr. Marshall is a sport psychology expert who trains the brains of elite professional athletes. Paterson is a three-time world champion triathlete and coach. Together, they offer this innovative brain training guide that is the first to draw from both clinical science and real-world experience with athletes.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Lesley Paterson is one of the most mentally tough professional athletes I know, and Simon Marshall knows why. Their special sauce has finally been bottled and the strategies described in The Brave Athlete promise to help athletes of all abilities become dirty fast. Tim Don, World Champion triathlete

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Author Bio: Simon Marshall PhD

Author Bio: Simon Marshall PhD

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Author Bio: Lesley Paterson

Author Bio: Lesley Paterson

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Author Bio: Simon Marshall PhD

Author Bio: Simon Marshall PhD

Titles by Author

Author Bio: Simon Marshall PhD

Author Bio: Simon Marshall PhD

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Runtime: 9.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English