During the grind of football season, skills like toughness, mental edge, and confidence are what set your team apart. Set the standard for your team. Our top 5 picks will cover all these topics and more. These books are recommended by the best of the best in the coaching world and suggestions from coaches just like you! We are committed to your year-round success. Here are our top choices:
1) Win Forever: live, work, and play like a champion -Pete Carroll
"I know that I'll be evaluated in Seattle with wins and losses, as that is the nature of my profession for the last 35 years. But our record will not be what motivates me. Years ago I was asked, 'Pete, which is better: winning or competing?' My response was instantaneous: 'Competing...because it lasts longer.'"
2)The Confident Mind - Dr. Nate Zinder
"Believe and be unshakable. The director of West Point’s Performance Psychology Program shares the secrets of mental toughness and self-belief in this new definitive guide to mastering confidence, the key to performance in any field."
3)The Art of War -
"The 13 chapters of The Art of War, each devoted to one aspect of warfare, were compiled by the high-ranking Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher Sun-Tzu. In spite of its battlefield specificity, The Art of War has found new life in the modern age, with leaders in fields as wide and far-reaching as world politics, human psychology, and corporate strategy finding valuable insight in its timeworn words."
4)‘The Leaders Mind - Jim Afremow
"Clear and concise steps to develop the confidence and mental edge that sets you apart as a trailblazing leader - the same approach thousands of professional athletes have used to become champions."
5) ‘Do Hard Things’ - Steve Magness
"From beloved performance expert and bestselling author of Peak Performance comes a revolutionary science-based new definition of toughness—one that focuses on assessing a challenge on a physiological and psychological level."