The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance

The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance


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ISBN-13: 9781941529065
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication date: 05/19/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

George Mumford currently works with coach Phil Jackson and has consulted on each of the NBA championship teams Jackson coached. He’s also consulted with high school, college, and Olympic athletes, inmates, and corporate executives, and he is a sought-after public speaker at both business and athletic conferences, nationally and internationally. He lives in Massachusetts.

A member of the basketball Hall of Fame, Phil Jackson is considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of the NBA. He was head coach of the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers and holds the record for the most championship wins as a player and a coach. Jackson currently serves as President of the New York Knicks.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Paperback Edition 15

Foreword Phil Jackson 17

Introduction The Zone 25

Chapter 1 Ass on Fire: The Five Spiritual Superpowers 35

Chapter 2 Mindfulness: Eye of the Hurricane 65

Chapter 3 Concentration: Focused Awareness 99

Chapter 4 Insight: Know Thyself 143

Chapter 5 Right Effort: Forget Thyself 187

Chapter 6 Trust: The Space between the Thoughts 219

Acknowledgments 237

Notes 241

Bibliography 245

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