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Tim, I agree with Derek… The book was boring after 10 bios or so.

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The two ideas from this book that made the biggest impression on me were incremental learning the stance that says “I could have done elarning differently” rather than “I’m no good at this” and investment in loss seeking out difficulties as learning opportunities–a manifestation, I’d say, of Socratic wisdom.

Language like “my methodology of success” rub me wrong. Who could have guessed it would come to this? Apr 06, Calley rated it really liked it. The second half of the book, having to do with his Tai Chi years seems too long and frankly, a bit boring. Joshua Waitzkin is an American chess player, martial arts competitor, and author.

Thank you for finding me; the information you dispense is truly valuable! In this book, Waitzkin attempts to identify and share with the reader processes to maximize the ability to learn and perform at the highest level.

As an inspirational or how-to book, though, it falls short. When students take standardized tests after the course, they are usually rated as low-intermediate to intermediate.

If you are curious about your inner process I’m an actress and director and a someday writer.

I had studied their masterpieces for hundreds of hours and was awed by the artistry of these men. They rub my arms, my shoulders, my legs. God Bless — J Like Like. All of this is part of the incremental theory of learning, which is very simple but powerful, and he spends very little of the book talking about it. Despite my focused efforts on getting ripped it never quite happened, which is why I was ready to try out something new.


There are the basic things deep down in the hardware parts inside computer and the lowest programming languages processing ones and zeros but above all of that are higher programming languages like java or php. Hey Tim, thanks for having Josh as a guest on your show.

mosh Thanks for the comment, Momekh! The more present we are at practice, the more present we will be in competition, in the boardroom, at the exam, the operating table, the big stage. A bit spiritualized and fuzzy here and there, but I kept thinking that we are lucky to have this rare athlete writing to us, who combines the qualities of high performance, intense self-observation, intellectualization of development and finally communication of that entire learning experience to the normal people who might go through their entire lives never stretching themselves to waitzkkn extreme l A good look into what goes on in the minds of high-performance athletes at the top of their game.

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Whatever works seems to be the lesson. Will it be on Kindle soon? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Tim, if you learnnig the chance I highly recommend you take a class with Mr.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Reading this makes me reflect back on my own journey of learning how to learn.

As I cultivated openness to these connections, my life became flooded with intense learning experiences. His heart is 2. The problem is that we are conditioned to tense up and resist incoming or hostile force, so we have to learn an entirely new physiological response to aggression.


The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence by Josh Waitzkin

As well as Language learning but you are already pretty good at that it appears. I had won eight national championships and had more fans, public support and recognition than I could dream of, but none of this was helping my search for excellence, let alone for happiness. The inertia of personality, and habit are great and trying to motivate oneself on rewards that are hard to internalize leqrning easy to imagine is slippery ground.

The podcast itself is probably even more insightful than the book as it is more focused on performance or how to improve on performance: Shopbop Arr Fashion Brands. Josh is one of the few people that has become an expert at something and maintained the ability to understand and share exactly the process that led him to expertise, then abstract the process to make it applicable to learning almost anything. Hey Tim, Sounds great. His path of learning. Remember what Fonzie was like?

Very good book about achieving world-class mastery of a skill and the attendant phenomena like slowing down time. Loses first nat’l championship. I know that everybody can benefit from this book and it’s contents. Key to high-level learning is a resilient awareness that is the older, conscious embodiment of a child’s playful obliviousness. Want to maximize creativity?

Between chess, tai chi and martial arts, Waitzkin has great life stories to share and is able to weave it all with some great introspection and lessons about performing at your best. You never cease to amaze me. The writing is great and Waitzkin is accessible without dumbin Wonderful book.

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