Damon Hill, 1996 Formula 1 World Champion

"I first met Don when I was still racing, about 1997 and we talked a lot about the mind in a sporting context. Naturally, this was an area of special interest to me and I quickly realised that he knew what he was talking about. What we learn in sport about our mind is a very transferable skill to all areas of life, and I’m keen to see what Don has to say on how we help young people counter the onslaught of our

contemporary western culture."

Dr Raj, One of the world’s leading cardiac surgeons

"Not many books are as aptly named as this one.  The ‘Monkey’ in our mind is hardwired to ensure our survival. Don showed me how to tame my Monkey Mind and has everything in this book to help people turn themselves from ‘Worrier to Warrior’."


David Brabham, 2009 Le Mans 24hrs winner and Formula One Racing Driver

"I had an experience in 1987 where I got into a mental state that took my performance in a car to a level I never knew existed and it was the start of a journey of discovery of how the mind plays a huge role in creating our reality. From that moment, I looked at how I could improve my thinking to find that extra bit behind the wheel. I feel very lucky to know Don."

Mike Ford, English Rugby Union Coach

"Don understood from the get-go that I wanted a mental skills coach who made my players better rugby players, not amateur psychologists.All the players loved the way Don works, making the way the brain works simple for them to understand which is no easy task when you have 40 different human beings with different ways of learning and their own way of looking at things, certainly unique to rugby. I only wish I had met Don earlier because he gave me tools and helped me enjoy life more and be a better person."

Pat Cash, Wimbledon Champion 1987

"I decided to try some mind management to help me deal with pressure, expectations, injuries and the uncertainty that follows many an athlete at the end of their career. I found Don's work truly beneficial and his knowledge of the pro sports person's mind impressive, to say the least. Don has the ability to understand and navigate what can be a minefield of distractions and issues."