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Author Lynch, Jerry, 1942-

Title The way of the champion : lessons from Sun Tzu's The art of war and other Tao wisdom for sports & life / Jerry Lynch with the collaboration of Chungliang Al Huang.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Tokyo, Japan ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., [2006]
©2006
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  650.1 LYN    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 206 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: Champion's soul with a winner's heart -- Part 1: Way Of Self-Awareness -- 1: Lessons on self-knowledge -- 2: Lessons on purpose and vision -- 3: Lessons on knowing your opponent -- Part 2: Way Of Strategic Positioning -- 4: Lessons in deception -- 5: Lessons on emotional management -- 6: Lessons on readiness -- Part 3: Way Of Competitive Advantage -- 7: Lessons on embracing adversity -- 8: Lessons on champion virtues -- 9: Lessons on opposites -- Part 4: Way Of Team Unity And Leadership -- 10: Lessons on team harmony -- 11: Lessons on selflessness -- 12: Lessons on conscious leadership -- Epilogue: Trusting the process.
Summary From the Publisher: Martial artists, great warriors, coaches, generals, and successful corporate CEOs effectively use the strategies for winning found in Sun Tzu's Art of War. Authors Jerry Lynch and Chungliang Al Huang, using lessons from the The Art of War, as well as other ancient Taoist books such as the I Ching and Tao Te Ching, teach readers to develop the capacities and qualities that make a champion-such as high self-esteem, courage, fortitude, determination, perseverance, tenacity, self-awareness, integrity, the ability to take risks, and the ability to learn from failure. The emphasis on self-awareness, tactical positioning, and strategic advantage means that practitioners win through inner growth and self-improvement-giving them a universal competitive edge.
Subject Sunzi, active 6th century B.C. Sunzi bing fa.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Athletes -- Psychology.
Athletes -- Attitudes.
Added Author Huang, Al Chung-liang.
ISBN 9780804837149 (pbk.)
0804837147 (pbk.)
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