In the Zone: How Champions Think and Win Big

Paperback
ISBN: 9781911274827
Published: December 2017
Imprint: Blink
Extent: 304
Specs: 153 x 234 mm

Packed with hundreds of exclusive interviews with top sports stars, here are the secrets of how to gain a champion's mindset.

What psychological traits link Novak Djokovic and Jessica Ennis-Hill? Or Sebastian Vettel and Nadia Comaneci? What goes through an athlete's head when their life's work is at stake? What separates those who can stay at the top from those who can't? How do daredevils suppress the fear of death? What exactly is that near-mystical state known as 'the zone'?

Drawing on over a hundred exclusive interviews with elite athletes from sports ranging from F1 to swimming, base jumping and cycling, The Zone investigates with intelligence and clarity the mental processes by which champions are made.