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Publisher Comments:

No hockey player can reach his full potential without mastering the mental side of the sport. Hockey Tough provides players and coaches proven methods for mastering the mental side of the game. Author Saul Miller shares the psychological training and emotional management techniques he has successfully taught individual hockey players and teams for over 20 years.

Throughout the book, NHL stars such as Mark Messier, Pavel Bure, Chris Pronger, and Markus Naslund offer insights and tips on a variety of topics related to achieving a winning mind-set for the sport. These players explain how to focus and score, how to deal with personality conflicts on and off the ice, and how to bounce back with confidence after a subpar performance.

Miller, one of North America's most prolific and sought-after sport psychology consultants in hockey, presents mental exercises and assignments to help players

-develop a winning attitude on and off the ice, -stay focused to execute skills and tactics, -maintain the mental stamina required in this physically demanding sport, -overcome emotional fatigue and physical aches and pains to perform at the highest level throughout the season, -manage their anger to avoid costly penalties in crucial game situations, and-develop the discipline and tenacity to force and capitalize on opponents' mistakes.

Miller presents many other topics of interest, such as the intangibles that coaches and scouts look for in players and what it takes to make it to the top level of competition.

Motivation, teamwork, leadership, and poise are essential factors to successful performance. Hockey Tough will strengthen each of these areas and help players achieve a mind-set to excel on the ice.

Synopsis:

This volume presents mental exercises and assignments to help players: develop a winning attitude on and off the ice; stay focused to execute skills and tactics; maintain the mental stamina required in this physically demanding sport; overcome emotional fatigue and physical aches and pains to perform at the highest level throughout the season; manage their anger to avoid costly penalties in crucial game situations; and develop the discipline and tenacity to force and capitalize on opponents' mistakes.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199) and index.

Table of Contents

Managing the mental game — Thinking in the power zone — Imaging with impact — Controlling emotions — Winning hockey attitude — Making the cut — Playing a winning team game — Making the most of personality — Scoring with an offensive mind-set — Defending and checking tough — Stoning the opposition in goal — Battling through injury and fatigue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780736051231
Author:
Miller, Saul L
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Author:
Miller, Saul L.
Author:
Miller
Location:
Champaign, Ill.
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Hockey
Subject:
Winter Sports
Subject:
Hockey -- Training.
Subject:
Hockey -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Winter Sports
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Rev
Series Volume:
10.
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.03x6.01x.55 in. .77 lbs.
Age Level:
18-UP

Related Subjects

Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports Psychology
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Winter Sports » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Winter Sports » Hockey

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Product details 224 pages Human Kinetics Publishers - English 9780736051231 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This volume presents mental exercises and assignments to help players: develop a winning attitude on and off the ice; stay focused to execute skills and tactics; maintain the mental stamina required in this physically demanding sport; overcome emotional fatigue and physical aches and pains to perform at the highest level throughout the season; manage their anger to avoid costly penalties in crucial game situations; and develop the discipline and tenacity to force and capitalize on opponents' mistakes.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 199) and index.
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