A Champion's Mindset: 15 Mental Conditioning Steps to Becoming a Champion Athlete

A Champion's Mindset: 15 Mental Conditioning Steps to Becoming a Champion Athlete

by Dr. Harold Shinitzky


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781983440441
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/27/2018
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 348,664
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Dr. Shinitzky has worked with Olympians (figure skating, diving, sailing, biathlon) and professional athletes from every major association (PGA, NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, WTA) as well as nationally ranked junior athletes. He is a highly sought after motivational speaker for teams at all levels and applies his upbeat, engaging and entertaining presentation style when sharing mental conditioning steps and prevention principles to athletes, teams and coaches. He is a consulting Sports Psychologist for Athlete Connections Foundation, an educational life skills training program helping youth athletes, Division I university athletes and professionals.

Dr. Shinitzky has shared his insights on the NBC Today Show, MSNBC Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, Animal Planet's Fatal Attractions, Discovery ID, Radio Disney, ABC Baltimore (Fast Forward) and ABC-Tampa (ABC's of Parenting), and FOX-Tampa (Your Turn, Good Day Tampa Bay).

Dr. Harold Shinitzky is a licensed psychologist with a specialty in sports psychology. He was on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Clinic where he was the Director of the Assessment Intervention Team/Prevention Services and the Director of Communication Skills Training. He completed two 3-year fellowships while on faculty.

Dr. Shinitzky was the recipient of the 2015 Florida Psychological Association (FPA) Outstanding Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest, recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Contributions to FPA Award, the recipient of the 2009 FPA Distinguished Psychologist Award, and the 2009 FPA Outstanding Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest. He was selected as the 2000 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Award for Community Service.

Dr. Shinitzky co-authored Your Mind: An Owner's Manual for a Better Life (Career Press, 2010) and Take Control of Your Anxiety: A Drug-Free Approach to Living a Happy, Healthy Life (Career Press, 2015). He co-authored The Game Plan: Athlete Connections Student-Athlete Workbook. He is the creator and developer of Project Champions: Youth Resiliency and Prevention Program. Project Champions integrates best practice, evidence-based research into a fun and interactive prevention curriculum to help youth develop social-intelligence, grit, healthy decision-making and leadership skills.

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