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Mental training for peak performance : top athletes reveal the mind exercises they use to excel

Author: Steven Ungerleider
Publisher: Emmaus, Penn. : Rodale, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features suggestions and mind exercises to help athletes in many sports, including cycling, golf, running, swimming, tennis, and weightlifting.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Ungerleider
ISBN: 9781594860287 1594860289
OCLC Number: 60453929
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One: Introduction to mental training --
What mental training can do for you --
Mental training secrets of competitive athletes --
Part Two: Mental training techniques that work --
Build confidence with affirmations and self-talk --
Clear your mind with breathing and meditation --
Maximize performance with mental snapshots --
Relax to cool down--and rev up --
Improve your game with guided imagery --
Use visual rehearsal to fine-tune your style --
Tap into the power of dreams --
Get psyched without losing your edge --
Part Three: Sport-specific mental practice --
Cycling: Improve your style and power --
downhill skiing: See--then ski--clean runs --
Golf: Set the stage for excellence --
Marathoning: Run your best race ever --
Mountain biking: convert fear into power and precision --
Running on road and track: Optimize your performance --
Swimming and diving: Perfect your performance in the pool --
Tennis: Keep your cool on the court --
Volleyball: correct the flaws in your game --
Weight training: reach your power summit --
Pentathlon: The ultimate in cross-training --
A mental practice formula for any sport.
Responsibility: Steven Ungerleider ; foreword by Nick Bollettieri.
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Features suggestions and mind exercises to help athletes in many sports, including cycling, golf, running, swimming, tennis, and weightlifting.

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