Alongside learning more about mental preparation and resilience, this books highlights the importance of enjoying sport. This might sound obvious, but this book offers a deeper insight into why we train, why we compete and how it can impact more positively on all aspects of life.
Sport & Meditation is a compilation of the advice given by Sri Chinmoy about both over the years. I bought it when i attended the week of free meditation classes given by the Sri Chinmoy centre in Dublin recently.
Meditation has long been associated with spiritual awakening and deep relaxation, but we uncover the roots of a particular mode of meditation launched by Sri Chinmoy, an Indian spiritual guru whose meditative theories extended into the athletic world.
An interesting article ‘Meditation and running’ written by a runner and manager of the specialist shop Run & Become in Cardiff, Amaravati Koshutova.
A review of the book Sport & Meditation by Tejvan Pettinger, a cyclist and the UK National hill climb champion, published on 3 July 2016 on www.cyclinguphill.com.