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Chapter 7. – Growing after falling – building mental toughness from losing

This chapter of The Brain and Combat: Brain science in Grappling Competition, is dedicated to the topic of understanding the role that losing a fight plays in building mental toughness. We'll make an inventory regarding the costs of a competition that are evident right after the fight. We'll also look through the less obvious psychological losses that impact us in the long term. By the end of this chapter, you'll understand the gain that losing offers in the course of self-development and have the two strongest coping strategies to hand, the way of building external support system and the way of forming internal support paths.

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