It is the only book I recommend. My buddy Tony Gregg (The 2013 One Drop Champion) told me I should read The Mental Game of Poker on audio book, I downloaded it in the middle of June 2012 and listened to it every night over the course of the WSOP. I couldn't endorse it more, I've done interviews where people ask me what book I would recommend and that is the only book I would recommend. I couldn't agree with the philosophy of the book more. ~2012 WSOP Main Event Champion Greg Merson --The Mental Game of Poker Podcast
My mental game is tough, and I ll tell you why. My mental game used to be terrible, I used to tilt, I used to go insane, and this is going to be a plug for Jared Tendler, he wrote a book called The Mental Game of Poker and I don t tilt any more. ~Justin Oliver, 2013 WSOP bracelet winner (Immediately after winning the $2,500 Four Max event.) --Pokernews.com
The best poker book ever written, and it's not even close. ~Lex Veldhuis, PokerStars Team Pro --Twitter
Jared Tendler, M.S., LMHC, was a mental game coach for golfers on the PGA and LPGA tours before he became the leading mental game expert in poker. He now coaches some of the top players in poker, in addition to more than 350 other professionals hailing from 40 countries. Jared's groundbreaking methods have also helped thousands more through his books, training videos, articles, and forum Q&As.
Jared earned a master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University, and became a licensed mental health counselor prior to becoming a mental game coach in 2005.
A very interesting book. It takes a much different approach to improving your poker than the usual strategy type book and instead focuses on the behaviors and emotions that make... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Star Grazer
Just an excellent help in dealing with the psychology of poker. Tilting control, coping with variance, and emphasis on ways of learning and incorporating newly learned material... Read morePublished 3 months ago by John W. Conklin
Every poker player must read this. Explores the mental ups/downs and how to handle these emotions.Published 3 months ago by Shah Sheikh
While the focus is on mistakes made in the mental game while playing poker, this book could be helpful to anyone looking to improve their mental approach to nearly any field. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stephen Ray
Replace the word "poker" with "life" and this is a marvellous read for anyone!
I've had read many, for want of a better word, self improvement books
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Practical,precise a smooth read. For me a fresh perspective that helped me separate the technical and mental aspects of my game. Inspiring, can't wait to read #2.Published 4 months ago by Kindle Customer
what a great book, it really helped my mental game a lot. Jared seems like kinda a dick tho.Published 4 months ago by Rut Roh Scoobs