The Real Battle On the school field Or in the Olympic Stadium Your competitors smile Whilst plotting to beat you But the real battle Is in your head A brilliant, funny, inspiring collection of poems about sport and sporting events of every kind from PE lessons to sports day to the final of the men's 100m race. There are poems about winning, and about taking part. Poems about having all the right kit, but no talent. Poems that show that it if you are at school being the best egg and spoon racer really is an important to your mum and dad as being an Olympic athlete. Poems about being a team player and poems about being an individual hero. This book is packed with sporting gems of all kinds.