This is how Sun Tsu would guide your development as a sports player! Apply the philosophy of war to your competitive development and increase your ability to out-think and out-maneuver opponents!
2,500 years ago, a Chinese general, Sun Tzu, wrote a treatise titled “The Art of War”. It summarized his lifetime experiences of what was important about warfare and battlefield management.
The first words are “The art of war is of vital importance …”. This is how millions of students began their education into the philosophy of organized conflict. His words (translated by Lionel Giles) are presented here – and how they apply to you.
This book provides the guidelines to effective training, preparation, planning, thinking, and execution of your sports career. Inside are the secrets of playing smarter. You will gain new insights into how to:
- Win against better players
- Trap and misdirect opponents
- Design useful strategies
- Devise effective tactics
- Attack efficiently
- Defend aggressively
Make sure you have a pencil and notepad as you read through this book. There will be much re-evaluation of bedrock doctrine. Many current beliefs could be ill-considered dogma. Plus you will need document the many tactical ideas and concepts that will light up your consciousness.
Make sure that your coach and coaching staff get "The Art of Team Competition". This companion book will ensure that your coach will support your personal physical and intellectual skills.