The inspiring story of martial arts Sensei, Nadine Champion and the techniques she's developed to find courage when she needed it. A book for anyone who has ever been afraid or wished they had more courage.
We are all fighting for something and could use a short burst of courage to help face our fears. Not many people have the opportunity to learn about life from a living martial arts Master like Nadine did, so through sharing her story she is able to pass on the life-altering lessons she was taught. These are universally touching ideas of courage, fear, resilience, self doubt and belief, overcoming adversity, sacrifice, illness and the bravery to seize opportunities. People share similar fears and pains. Most are afraid of illness or death (for themselves or their loved ones), they are afraid of failing (especially publicly) but also are scared of never living up to their potential for a full life.
10 Seconds of Courage will provide inspiration and easy to use practical solutions for facing our fears, big or small. Concepts such as the 'I Am', 'Why Not You' and 'Emotional Volume Control' are simple but have a profound effect on changing your thinking for the better. These are conversation starters and form the basis for an online Community of Courage where people can share how they use their 10 Seconds of Courage and all the themes from the book.
About the Author
Nadine Champion is a fighter, inside the ring and out. As a martial artist with almost 30 years' experience and an undefeated full contact fighter, Nadine has learnt a lot about inner strength. She has translated the lessons learnt in the ring to academic and professional success: she has even used them to WIN her fight against cancer. Boasting a gold medal from the World Cup of Martial Arts, Nadine passes on 20 years' worth of unique lessons learnt from her Sensei: world champion fighter Benny 'the Jet' Urquidez.
As a High Performance Coach at the UFC Gym Sydney, Nadine has successfully prepared clients for marathons, ultra-endurance races (North Face 100km) and competitive fighting. The discipline Nadine instils in her students ensures they successfully achieve their goals, whether that is skill development, building external or internal strength or even sparring or becoming a fighter. She holds Titles in both Thai boxing and kickboxing and remains undefeated in all her fighting disciplines.
Nadine is an inspiring speaker with an inspiring and surprisingly relatable story. She uses her unique '10 seconds of courage' approach to help people find strength in all that they do.
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Comments about 10 Seconds of Courage:
I saw the authors TED talk and liked it enough to buy her book. I was hoping for something amazing and different. I was very disappointed. This just her TED talk with more fluff added to fill it out. It is just another self help book telling us the same thing as every other very average self help book. Nothing new. She is just a one trick pony.
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 28th June 2017
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3