The Art of Learning
An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
By (author) Josh Waitzkin
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Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin
Book DescriptionIn THE ART OF LEARNING,Waitzkin offers an inside look at two of the world's most intense subcultures while also sharing the principles at the core of his success. One must focus on long-term goals, Waitzkin argues, instead of the immediate thrill of victory or crush of defeat, enduring the difficult periods that result in growth to reach higher levels of achievement. As the details of his life are unfolding, Waitzkin explains how these principles apply to his own story, creating a narrative that is as inspiring and instructional as it is gripping.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743277464
(214mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Imprint: The Free Press
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Art of Learning
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Attacking Chess, Paperback (August 1995)» View all books by Josh Waitzkin
Josh Waitzkin combines personal anecdotes with solid instruction in this unique introduction to the game of chess. Concentrating on teaching young or new players how to beef up their attacks, Waitzkin presents 40 different chess challenges. He introduces each problem with a brief description of the game from which it was drawn. 50 line drawings.
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Author Biography - Josh Waitzkin
Josh Waitzkin, an 8-time National Chess Champion in his youth, was the subject of the book and movie, Searching for Bobby Fischer. At 18, he published his first book, Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess. Since the age of 20, he has developed and been spokesperson for Chessmaster, the largest computer chess program in the world, currently in its 10th edition. Now a martial arts champion, he holds a combined 21 National Championship
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