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The Way of the Fight - Georges St-Pierre

The Way of the Fight

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Now in paperback, New York TImes bestselling THE WAY OF THE FIGHT from the world's most popular UFC fighter, Georges "Rush" St. Pierre - a startlingly honest portrait of a fighter's journey, highlighting the lessons that propelled his rise from bullying victim to internationally celebrated athlete and champion. There's more to winning battles than fists and feet. For world-renowned professional fighter Georges St-Pierre, the greatest asset is not physical strength or athleticism - it's a sense of purpose. From his beginnings as a small, mercilessly bullied child first discovering karate, to his years as a struggling garbage collector who spent all his free time in the gym; to his hard-fought rise in the sport of mixed martial arts; to his long, painful recovery from a career-threatening injury, Georges never lost sight of his ambition to become the greatest martial artist of all time. In THE WAY OF THE FIGHT, Georges for the first time reveals what propelled him not only to become a champion, but to embrace obstacles as opportunities to build character. Georges's story is interwoven with fascinating insights from those who know him best: His mother, who tells of his drive to master new skills, even as a child. His mentor Kristof Midoux, who describes a young fighter with an extraordinary sense of discipline. His Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teacher John Danaher, who witnessed the development of an indomitable work ethic. His coach Firas Zahabi, who worked alongside the champion through a potentially career-ending injury. And his longtime friend, training partner and manager Rodolphe Beaulieu, who may understand this intensely focused athlete more than anyone. THE WAY OF THE FIGHTis an inspirational look into the mindset of a master. To Georges, all life is competition: and there's no more perfect metaphor for competition than the life of a fighter. He explains the value of discipline, risk, and even fear, with the wisdom of one who knows that nothing is assured - his next fight could always be his last. Drawing inspiration from fighting legends, Eastern philosophy, and a trusted inner circle, The Way of the Fight is a life-changing, powerful guide to living with purpose and finding the way to accomplish the loftiest goals.

"This is an outstanding book . . . at the heart of it "The Way of the Fight" is about setting and achieving goals, and what it takes to overcome obstacles to become your most successful self. . . I highly recommend "The Way of the Fight.""--"New York Times" bestselling author Tami Hoag

ISBN: 9780062195654
ISBN-10: 0062195654
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 227
Published: 13th March 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.5  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.3