I believe that my achievements as a coach/psychologist are 60 to 70 percent due to my coaching ability, and 30 to 40 percent due to yoga preparation and self-regulation. 1
—Aladar Kogler, Ph.D., Olympic Fencing Coach and Director of the Columbia University Sports Psychology Research Laboratory
"Is yoga for real men?" you might be asking yourself if you're new to yoga.
"Yes, it is!" is the resounding answer to this question, which is sometimes raised by men who may be new to yoga. An underlying tenet of Yoga for Men is that yoga is for every man—athletes included. In this chapter, you'll find out how yoga can help enhance your ongoing athletic and sports activities in addition to providing a complete program itself for maintaining and improving strength of body, mind, and soul.
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