Sunday, May 15, 2011

Nick's Picks

Another book review and recommendation from Nick Taylor, former Sales Manager at Borders Uptown.  Nick says of it: "This is a new topic for me so I'm interested to see the response."

The Fighter's Mind:  Inside the Mental Game
by Sam Sheridan

If any reader has ever thought "fighting" to be some barbaric competitive outlet that has no bearing outside of brawn, a read of The Fighter’s Mind: Inside the Mental Game will offer enlightening insight.

Author Sam Sheridan shares the universality in the simple line, "that everyone is fighting something," and in this book addresses what some consider to be a cliche tag, "Fighting is fifty percent mental."  Continue reading here.


  1. It is interesting dear and to confess it isn't a book I would have picked up on my own accord but a guy I care a lot about is an MMA fighter and I simply wanted a better idea as to why he's drawn to the ring. He loaned me his copy.

    Each chapter focuses on a different fighter; the one on Josh Waitzkin is particularly good.