SPIRIT OF THE DANCING WARRIOR: Asian Wisdom for Peak Performance in Athletics and Life $18.95
"In this magical book, the authors have brought wisdom from the East down from the lofty clouds by distilling it into 52 Warrior virtues that will inspire and guide you to evolve your life experiences from ordinary to extraordinary."
"This brilliant yet simple book is always within my reach.I rely on it to keep me on track,not just in golf but in all my life. Great stuff".
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN INSPIRING, INFLUENCING AND EMPOWERING YOUR SELF AND THOSE YOU COACH AND LEAD?
Here is the perfect book for all coaches,athletes and leaders who wish to deepen and expand their relationship with athletics, business or life. This masterful blend of Eastern thought and Western Psychology will help to open your heart to this special connection between the physical and the spiritual as they relate to performance in all arenas of life.This approach offers a system of practical spiritual training through the use of daily meditation and inspiration that leads to greater awareness,wisdom and simultaneously , greater levels of physical experience. Let your physical life become a conduit for spiritual growth and change as you begin to compete and play with heart on your journey of personal and collective excellence. The spiritual vitamins in this book will supplement your athletic soul,boost your warrior spirit and infuse your physical self with extraordinary vibrancy,excitement and joy. Improve your performance and awareness not only in sport but in all of life.
THE WAY OF THE CHAMPION: LESSONS FROM SUN-TZU'S The Art of War and Other Tao Wisdom For Sports and Life - $18.95
Although this is a perfect book for all coaches in all sports, providing specific, practical material that can be used with an entire team to raise their level of strategy, leadership and winning, it can also be used to benefit individual athlete's performance, taking themselves to the next level.
Martial artists, great warriors, coaches, generals, and successful corporate CEOs effectively use the strategies for winning found in Sun Tzu's Art of War. Author Jerry Lynch, using lessons from The Art of War, as well as other ancient Taoist books such as the I Ching and Tao Te Ching, teaches 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.
Creative Coaching: New Ways to Maximize Athlete and Team Potential in All Sports - $21.95
Times have changed in the coaching profession. In today's world of sport, players must deal with complex issues. Not only must you teach athletes the skills, strategies and discipline to help them succeed, you also are expected to guide, encourage, respect, and inspire athletes.
Creative Coaching is a strategic handbook for addressing the challenges of coaching modern athletes and maximizing their sport performance.
What sets author Jerry Lynch's coaching method apart is his unique collective approach. You will learn to teach, guide, and motivate in a reciprocal relationship with athletes. Respect and authority are earned not through a title or through disciplinary measures but through a clear vision and effective communication that prompts athletes to exert maximum effort toward their goals and develop their own decision-making skills - all of which have a direct performance payoff.
Throughout the book, you'll be challenged with real scenarios in which you must try to solve problems and new strategies that have proven to be effective with today's athletes.
Creative Coaching is more than a "how to win" manual. The innovative techniques apply to a wide variety of coaching situations and will help you and our athletes experience all the fun and passion of sport - at the same time, you'll perform your best.
Thinking Body, Dancing Mind: Taosports for Extraordinary Performance in Athletics, Business, and Life - $18.95
"This book helped me to get back in touch with my golf game."
"Thinking Body, Dancing Mind was a life changing kind of book to say nothing about what it did for us athletically."
1. Is your head preventing you from becoming a winner?
2. Do you suffer from slumps, choking, psych-outs, runaway emotions, negativity or a lack of confidence?
3. Do you perform better in practice than at "game time" when it counts the most?
4. Do you consistently underachieve in your performance arena?
In the tradition of The Art of War, The Book of Five Rings and Timothy Gallwey's revolutionary The Inner Game of Tennis, comes Thinking Body, Dancing Mind.
Jerry Lynch makes Zen principles and strategies for achievement and excellence accessible to people in all walks of life - and shows how to turn these strategies into effective tactics for immediate success in athletics and fitness regardless of level or age.
Here are the secrets of legendary warriors and strategians that have been practiced for more than two thousand years - timeless principles of craft, skill, and timing of will power and indomitable spirit - that result in victory. Thinking Body, Dancing Mind's Taoist teachings about concentration, focus, centering, intuition, and practice are both philosophic and practical. The book provides numerous mental exercises and techniques, ethical guidelines, visualizations, and affirmations, which the author calls TaoSports, that any reader can use to succeed.
This is now a perennial best seller in seven languages and is found in the locker rooms of athletes in the NBA, NFL, NLL, and NCAA collegiate champions and at the high school level of sports as well.
RUNNING WITHIN: A guide to Mastering the Body-Mind-Spirit Connection for Ultimate Training and Racing - $18.95
"Dr. Lynch and Scott define the old battle of mind over matter with the use of scientific research and vast personal experience. Whether you run a mile or 100 miles a week, Running Within will help you do it better."
1. Have you been wanting to get more out of your running?
2. Do you overlook pre-race and race strategies?
3. Is motivation an issue for you?
4. Would you like to have positive ways to deal with your setbacks?
5. Do you consistently get nervous or anxious prior to a race?
Let Jerry Lynch help you get more from your running by reading his book, Running Within, dedicated to the late, great Steve Prefontaine.
Running Within addresses the mental and physical factors of importance to runners and offers positive, practical recommendations for infusing the body, mind and spirit with new energy and passion for running. It also provides solid information on training and racing. It will help you perform better, have more fun, and experience a deeper connection with running.
Written by top sport psychologist, best-selling author, and runner Jerry Lynch, along with physician and elite triathlete Warren Scott.
Running Within will push your performance and enthusiasm to new heights. See how much better running can be with the body, mind, and spirit in synch and primed for every run you take.
Working Out, Working Within: The Tao on Inner Fitness Through Sports -$18.95
"Brilliant in its simplicity, rich in its content, this book is right on the money for any coach or athlete looking for a complete athletic and fitness experience."
1. Would you like to be mentally strong and spiritually alive in sports or fitness?
2. Would you like to overcome negative pressure and remain calm during performance?
3. Does your head get in the way of you being your best?
4. Are you in need of a new, exciting approach to the old way of performing in sport or getting in shape?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, this book is for you!
Whether an elite athlete, weekend jogger or exercise fanatic, read this book and see how Zen meets The Zone in Working Out, Working Within, a guide to combining physical fitness and athletics with spiritual awakening. During physical training, we can experience something deeper than just the burn of working out. We can achieve spiritual awareness and know that we are alive and healthy.
This book offers readers techniques and suggestions to avoid fixating on winning the game, scoring the goal, or building the perfect body. Our personal workouts become tools for personal transcendence as we get to know ourselves, test our limits, gather personal strength, and build physical potency. Working Out, Working Within will nourish and exercise the spirit while showing readers what "ultimate" sports and living really are.
In the words of Phil Jackson, coach of the NBA Los Angeles Lakers pro basketball team, "Anyone who works their body (fitness or sports) will benefit from Jerry's book."