Better Fencer's library of the best reads on the topic of the mind including everything from sports psychology, eastern philosophy and mental performance.
Each of the books listed on this page offers critical information that we believe can help you get to the next level in your fencing.
New Toughness Training for Sports
A must-read for anyone who has struggled with their mental game, James Loehr’s New Toughness Training covers how to improve and resolve many different psychological challenges. Learn how to get tough and perform at your best, no matter the circumstances!
By James E. Loehr (sports psychology)
Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout and Thrive with the New Science of Success
Peak Performance focuses on the science behind how successful people become successful. The book argues for a measured approach to skill development and learning which contradicts the “work till you drop” mentality that often infects motivated athletes. This is a perfect read for anyone has a tendency to over-train, to push themselves past their own physical limits.
By Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness
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