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The Mind and the Body
Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2015
Mental Combat: The Sports Psychology Secrets written by Phil Pierce is an examination of preparing ones mind to enable the body to perform well . The primary emphasis is on sports competition such as Martial arts . The author is a lifelong martial artist and has written books on self defense and there is helpful advice on training your brain so your body will perform better. There are quick fixes for nerves, adrenaline rushes, panic attacks before, during and after events. Each chapter is preceded by a quote from a famous individual that helps explain the following chapter. There is a lot of information on Sports Psychology, its origins and use by ancient Greeks, Germans, Russians and people of today.Reading this book will be an aid to a competitive athlete but it also can be helpful to anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or difficulties in life as they can apply the principles and practices contained in this book and achieve happiness and success. Recommended.