Mental Skills - book recommendations?


#1

Hello Coach @mentalgrit! It’s summer for many of us, and that means… having something good to read poolside… Curious about any books that you would recommend for athletes looking to better understand how their minds play a role in their performance? Thank you!


#2

Hey Team!
Oh the breadth of books that I would recommend here…

Basic Mental Training:
Mastery - Leonard
Mind Gym: An Athletes Guide to Inner Excellence - Mack
Peak Performance - Stulberg & Magness
Pursuit of Excellence - Orlick

Popular Books on Success:
Mindset - Dweck
Talent Is Overrated - Colvin
The Power of Habit - Duhigg
The Talent Code - Coyle

Mindfulness:
Mindfulness for Beginners - Kabat-Zinn
Wherever You Go, There You Are - Kabat-Zinn

Really, no matter what you pick up in this list you will find a lot of very applicable insights into your personal training. I look forward to some discussion around this topic! What are your favorite book surrounding the mental game?