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In the Zone
In the Zone

In the Zone

How Champions Think and Win Big


320 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, Cloth

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: May 2018

ISBN 9781911274827

Rights: US & CA

Blink Publishing (May 2018)

Price: $19.95


The secrets of peak performance and how to gain a champion's mindset, packed with more than 100 exclusive interviews with the world's top sports stars

How did Novak Djokovic and Nadia Comaneci peak as the world watched? How did Michael Phelps and Jessica Ennis-Hill see into their own future? How do champions suppress their fear of failure and find the belief to win? What separates those who live their dreams from those who don't? What exactly is "The Zone," and how do you get there? Drawing on more than 100 exclusive interviews with the world's elite stars of sports including Novak Djokovic, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sebastian Vettel, Felix Baumgartner, Michael Phelps, Michael Johnson, and more, Clyde Brolin sets out to discover the secrets of true success. In the Zone investigates with intelligence and clarity the mental traits that make champions, and reveals how anyone can reach the magical state of mind where sport's greatest achievements happen . . . The Zone.


"Clyde Brolin truly captures the passion I experienced and translates it into words . . . In The Zone is one hell of a book!" —Edwin Moses, Olympic 400m hurdles gold medallist

"Remarkable stories and insights. In The Zone's fascinating collection of interviews draws out the simple attributes required to achieve incredible results. This succinct and exciting message deserves to be successful." —Andy Green, World Land Speed Record Holder and driver for Project Bloodhound

Author Biography

Clyde Brolin spent a decade working in Formula 1 before moving on to the wider world of sports. His first book, Overdrive, was shortlisted for Best New Writer at the British Sports Book Awards.