Josh Waitzkin


Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning, is an 8-time US National Chess Champion, a 2-time World Champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under 9-time World Champion Marcelo Garcia.

For the past ten years, Josh has been channeling his passion for the outer limits of the learning process toward training elite mental performers in business and finance, and to revolutionizing the education system through his nonprofit foundation, The Art of Learning Project.

Josh is currently in the process of taking on his fourth discipline, stand up paddle surfing, and is a devoted father of two beautiful boys.

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