Book notes from the Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin

Wang Yip
6 min readJan 20, 2020

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin is a look at his life and his road to excellence. He was the subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, became a master of Tai Chi and has applied his learning techniques to brazilian jiu-jitsu.

One thing that struck me about Josh was the fact that when he was younger, there was an intense study and focus on end game…

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