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Tao Of Sports [Audio Cassette]

Bob Mitchell

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July 1 1999
Sports today seems all to often to be poisoned by greed, incivility, and violence. Part philosophy, part poetry, part common sense, The Tao Of Sports is a spiritual roadmap to self-discovery and to understanding the great paradoxes of sports, athletics, and the Game: defeat and joy, struggle and serenity, anarchy and peace, fear and confidence. Witty, passionate, and thoughtful, The Tao Of Sports is a Zen guide, a coaching manual, an athlete's playbook, and a very engaging, informative reading for any fan who ever rooted for a player or a team.
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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If Lao-tzu, who wrote the original Tao, had seen DiMaggio and Griffey, Wilt and Michael, Jim Brown and Joe Montana, he might have been moved to compose a sports version of his classic. Bob Mitchell has seen them and has done it. The Tao of Sports will improve your game--and your mind.
-Dick Schaap, sportscaster, ABC/ESPN

Sports is the defining metaphor of our time. In The Tao of Sports Bob Mitchell shows with intense clarity and humor how sports can be a doorway for spiritual awareness and transformation.
-Dean Ornish, M.D., author of Eat More, Weigh Less --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Bob Mitchell is passionate about sports, both as a spectator and participant, and has followed all major and minor league sports since 1951, lettered in three sports at Williams College (soccer, squash, tennis), and has taught tennis professionally. He lives in Sonoma, California with his dog, Maglie. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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