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Reach your potential! Whether you are an athlete, a coach, or a promising high achiever in another walk of life, In Pursuit of Excellenceprovides the expert advice and proven techniques to help you fulfill your aspirations. Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped hundreds of Olympic and professional athletes maximize their performances and achieve their goals. In this fourth edition, Orlick provides new insights and a powerful step-by-step plan for you to develop your own personal path to excellence. You'll learn to focus for excellence and high-quality living. You'll gain a more positive outlook, a more focused commitment, better ways of dealing with distractions, and strategies for overcoming obstacles. You'll also achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction and discover better ways to work with teammates, respond more effectively to coaching, and become more self-directed in your thoughts and actions. Both practical and inspirational, In Pursuit of Excellenceis a guide to daily living and motivation as well as a road map to long-term achievement. Read it, use it, and win with iton and off the field.

Table of Contents

Choice of excellence — Wheel of excellence — Focus for excellence — Journey to excellence — Self-examination — Intensity and relaxation — Distraction control — Positive images — Simulation — Self-hypnosis — Zen experiences — Perspectives — Goals — Commitments — Connections — Challenges — Actions — Composure — Balance — Consistency — Resilience — Coaching relationships — Team spirit — Positive self-direction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450407663
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Subject:
General-General
Author:
Terry Orlick
Author:
Orlick, Terry
Subject:
Sports Psychology
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Psychological aspects
Subject:
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports Psychology
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2008
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
311

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