If you’ve never competed in Jiu Jitsu, you know how nerve wrecking your first match can be. Don’t worry my friend, you are not the only one who deals with competition nerves. As a matter of fact, it's very common for Jiu Jitsu competitors to have nervous jitters before their performance. Let’s face it, if you had the choice of practicing mental training for competitions or a cool berimbolo series, you’d probably choose the latter. Did you know that most elite athletes who perform well have a strict mental training routine? In other words, if you’re looking to improve your performance during competitions, you have a better chance of applying mental training throughout your camp then you do at hitting a berimbolo (I’m just saying).
But don’t trip, that’s what we are here for! We want to see everyone conquer their fears of competing. Calm and composed is gangster AF and that’s how zen you can be on competition day if your take mental training seriously. She who conquers herself is the mightiest warrior. So, with that, let’s talk about the top books for Mental Training.
Mental Training Books for Jiu Jitsu Competition
- The Art of Mental Training By D.C Gonzalez
- The 10 Minute Toughness: The Mental Training Program for Winning Before the Game Begins By Jason Selk
- Endure by Alex Hutchinson
- The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck down and Rise to the Occasion By Leslie Paterson and Simon Marshall
- Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence By Gary Mack
- Body Mind Mastery By Dan Millman
- The Mindful Athlere By George Mumford
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