Mental Training for Peak Performance : Top Athletes Reveal the Mind Exercises They Use to Excel – Steve Ungerleider

Mental Training for Peak Performance : Top Athletes Reveal the Mind Exercises They Use to Excel

Mental Training for Peak Performance teaches you that sweat isn’t enough. "To play well, you have to learn to channel the emotions, both the highs and the very lows."–Pete Sampras, number-one ranked tennis player in 1994 "If you haven’t done your mental homework in training, you don’t have anything to fall back on when you face."–Margaret Groos, 1988 Olympic marathoner "If you can expect the unexpected, you can emotionally lick anyone."–Benji Durden, 1980- Olympic Marathon Team Before you can win on the track, court, links or slopes, you have to win in your head. Now, a top sports psychologist reveals the mental strategies champion athletes use to excel in a variety of sports, from cycling to downhill skiing, marathon running to mountain biking, golf to tennis. Includes strategies used by: Mark Plaatjes, 1993 world marathon champ Rebecca Twigg, winner of the 1993 World Cycling Championship Picabo Street, 1994 Olympic silver-medal skier Chuck Hoga, professional golfer and coach to Peter Jacobson, Johnny Miller, Ray Floyd, Mike Reid and Duffy Waldorf Janet Evans, four-time gold-medal Olympic swimmer Mike Pigg, number two-ranked triathlete in the world

Author: Steve Ungerleider
ISBN: 9780875962825
Pages: 207 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 11.31 Mb

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