Synopses & Reviews
is a solid mental training program. In fact I feel it is the best of its kind. . . . [It's] what the title says: ten minutes a day that connects your talents and abilities to the outcome you're seeking. As a retired NFL player looking forward, I can see as many applications for the toughness Jason Selk's program brought out of me in the business world as there were on the football field.”
--Jeff Wilkins, Former NFL Pro Bowl Kicker
“The mental side of the game is extremely important. 10-Minute Toughness helps the players develop the mental toughness needed for success; it really makes a difference.”
--Walt Jocketty, General Manager of the 2006 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals
“Jason Selk has spent a tremendous amount of time and energy developing effective mental-training programs and coaches workshops. He is truly committed to helping individuals and teams to perform at their very best, when it really counts.”
--Peter Vidmar, Olympic Gold Medalist
Mental training is a must for high performance both on the field and off. But simply hoping for mental toughness isn't going to build any mind muscles. You need a proven routine of daily exercises to get you where you want to go. 10-Minute Toughness is your personal coach for boosting brainpower and achieving a competitive edge in whatever game you play. With quickness and ease, you'll learn how to master your own mind and psych out your opponents using personalized techniques from one of America's most successful sport psychology consultants. Like no other program available, the 10-Minute Toughness (10-MT) routine gets you ready for the competition in just ten minutes a day.
A powerful and proven three-phase system for athletes and competitors at every level who want to achieve a winning state of mind
You develop your muscles to be physically strong, but exercising the mental edge is just as crucial for peak performance. 10-Minute Toughness gives effective tools to take control of your success through a personalized mental training system. Following the author's five-stage daily mental workout, along with his goal-setting activities and solution-focused tools, you'll use mental imagery, positive self-talk, controlled breathing, and more to increase confidence and beat the competition.
No psychobabble, no self-help clichés, no touchy-feely theories. Whether you're striving to get ahead in business or sports, 10-Minute Toughness
is the simple and effective mental-training program to help you make the most of what you've got and give you the extra push you need to go the distance. You'll find the competitive edge you have been looking for in this power-packed guide.
Sport psychology consultant Jason Selk offers his potent three-step program to getting focused and staying on target, using just ten minutes of practice per day. He explains exactly what to do and how to do it, coaching you step by step as you learn how to:
- Develop a specifically tailored mental workout to increase ability and consistency under pressure
- Clear mental clutter and improve your competitive focus
- Systematically enhance your work ethic
- Use an effective goal-setting program to achieve solid results daily
- Create a relentless solution-focused approach to overcome any obstacle
Selk has provided unbeatable mental coaching for numerous All-Star professional baseball players, Pro Bowl football players, Hall of Fame coaches, Olympic gold medalists, and other elite athletes, along with the corporate teams of many Fortune 500 companies. He even motivated the St. Louis Cardinals to victory in the 2006 World Series. Now, in 10-Minute Toughness, he makes his scientifically proven routines widely available for the first time. Packed with practical tools, tips, exercises, and activities, it is your complete guide for taking control of your success and beating your opponents-before the competition even gets going.
About the Author
Jason Selk is the director of sport psychology for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is also the director and owner of Enhanced Performance Inc., which can be found on the Web at www.enhancedperformanceinc.com. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: 10-MT Part 1: Centering BreathsControlling your Biology
Chapter 2: 10-MT Part 2: The Performance Statement
Chapter 3: 10-MT Part 3: The Personal Highlight ReelSeeing is Believing
Chapter 4: 10-MT Part 4: The Identity StatementInfluencing Self Image
Chapter 5: 10-MT Part 5: Another Centering Breath and Away We Go…
Chapter 6: Effective Goal SettingCreating and Achieving the Dream
Chapter 7: Personal Rewards Program
Chapter 8: Follow ThroughSuccess Logs and Program Maintenance
Chapter 9: The Solution-Focused Tool
Chapter 10: Positive Team Chemistry
Chapter 11: Controlling Future Success