In Pursuit of Excellence - 4th Edition / Edition 4

In Pursuit of Excellence - 4th Edition / Edition 4

by Terry Orlick
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In Pursuit of Excellence - 4th Edition / Edition 4

Reach your potential! Whether you are an athlete, a coach, or a promising high achiever in another walk of life, In Pursuit of Excellence provides the expert advice and proven techniques to help you fulfill your aspirations.

Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped hundreds of Olympic and professional athletes maximize their performances and achieve their goals. In this fourth edition, Orlick provides new insights and a powerful step-by-step plan for you to develop your own personal path to excellence.

You'll learn to focus for excellence and high-quality living. You'll gain a more positive outlook, a more focused commitment, better ways of dealing with distractions, and strategies for overcoming obstacles. You'll also achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction and discover better ways to work with teammates, respond more effectively to coaching, and become more self-directed in your thoughts and actions.

Both practical and inspirational, In Pursuit of Excellence is a guide to daily living and motivation as well as a road map to long-term achievement. Read it, use it, and win with it—on and off the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736067577
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 09/26/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I Envisioning Excellence
Chapter 1 Choice of Excellence
Chapter 2 Wheel of Excellence
Chapter 3 Focus for Excellence
Chapter 4 Journey to Excellence

Part II Preparing the Mind for Excellence
Chapter 5 Self-Examination
Chapter 6 Intensity and Relaxation
Chapter 7 Distraction Control
Chapter 8 Positive Images
Chapter 9 Simulation
Chapter 10 Self-Hypnosis
Chapter 11 Zen Experiences

Part III Building Toward Excellence
Chapter 12 Perspectives
Chapter 13 Goals
Chapter 14 Commitments
Chapter 15 Connections
Chapter 16 Challenges
Chapter 17 Actions

Part IV Realizing Excellence
Chapter 18 Composure
Chapter 19 Balance
Chapter 20 Consistency
Chapter 21 Resilience
Chapter 22 Coaching Relationships
Chapter 23 Team Spirit
Chapter 24 Positive Self-Direction

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