Synopses & Reviews
For nearly a quarter of a century, top sports psychologist James E. Loehr has been training world-class athletes, from Olympic gold medalist speed-skater Dan Jansen to tennis stars Monica Seles and Jim Courier His bestselling book, Mental Toughness Training for Sports, is a classic. In The New Toughness Training for Sports, he offers a toughness program that allows you to play at the very top of your game--every time. You'll learn how to trigger you Ideal Performance State (IPS) on demand and gain the heightened physical, mental, and emotional mind-body toughness so vital to sports.
Loehr, author of the bestselling Mental Toughness Training for Sports, has trained more than 100 world-class athletes, from tennis ace Martina Navratilova to boxer Ray Mancini. This book--based on Loehr's toughening techniques--as well as the most scientific studies available--includes a whole new range of programs and goals for any athlete, professional or amateur. 20 photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195-196]) and index.
Table of Contents
The New Toughness Training For Sports Foreword by Chris Evert
Foreword by Dan Jansen
1. The Real Meaning of Toughness
2. Accessing Your Performer Self
3. The Competitor as Actor
4. Are You Tough Enough?
5. Why Aren't You Tough Enough?
6. Why Can't You Tough It Out?
7. Understanding Stress and Recovery
8. Overtraining and Undertraining
9. Training Recovery
10. The Importance of Getting Your Real Needs Met
11. The Role of Awareness
12. Training in Cycles: Understanding Periodization
13. Learn from the Military
14. Getting Tough Physically
15. Getting Tough Mentally
16. Training Brain Waves
17. Challenging Your Weaknesses
18. The Endless Journey
About The Author