Author : Starrett Kelly
Title : Becoming a supple leopard The ultimate guide to resolving pain, preventing injury, and optimizing athletic performance
Year : 2013
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A little over two years ago, I sent back my signed copy of the publishing contract for this book and realized it was time to wrestle what I had in my head onto the printed page. I knew that wouldn’t be a walk in the park, but what I really dreaded, even then, was the day I’d have to sit down and begin the impossible task of trying to thank all of the people to whom I owe a debt of gratitude. That day has come. One thing that many people don’t know about me is that I have a strangely accurate memory for interpersonal interaction and events. This means that I can recall most of the feelings, lessons, and experiences that have come to shape the thinking behind Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance. Apparently, I’m not alone. I remember reading a story about what the great American discus thrower Al Oerter said in his acceptance speech as he was being inducted into the Track and Field Hall of Fame. If memory serves me right, Mr. Oerter said, essentially, that every coach and training partner he’d ever had should have been on the stage accepting the award with him. He made it clear that he could never have achieved his extraordinary career without the tens of thousands of mostly pedestrian hours he and his coaches and training partners had spent together, pushing and refining their training. I feel the same way about this book. Certainly it draws on my personal experience, including my own athletic success and failure. But it’s also the synthesis of thousands of conversations and as many, if not more, hours spent learning with and from others in training, competition, coaching, and graduate school. Trying to whittle down all that experience and give proper and adequate thanks is a little overwhelming. ...
Starrett Kelly - Becoming a supple leopard
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