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Sports betting to win : the 10 keys to disciplined and profitable betting

Author: Steve Ward
Publisher: Petersfield, Hampshire : Harriman House, ©2011.
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Sports Betting To Win has been written to help you to become a more successful and profitable trader. It is unfortunate but true that the majority of people involved in sports betting are not profitable. There are a number of reasons for this but one of the most common elements that separates those that are successful and those that are not is discipline. Sports Betting To Win will teach you practical techniques and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Ward
ISBN: 9780857190390 0857190393
OCLC Number: 775641278
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: About the Author Acknowledgements Preface - Bring Discipline and Professionalism to Your Betting Introduction - Why Do People Lose at Betting, and What Can Be Done About it? - Why is it that so few people are able to win at sports betting over time? - Are there any commonalities in the 10% that do win? - Can someone improve their betting performance to become a long-term winner? - Becoming more successful and profitable - Core contributors to this book 1. Think Differently Thinking differently Mindset - the foundation of success Key components of the winning betting mindset Training your brain, changing your mind 2. Bet for Profits, not Excitement What is your motivation for betting on sport? What is your betting type? Uncovering your core betting motivations Creating inner drive for long-term success 3. Prepare to Win Know the game Betting success factors - stacking the odds in your favour Developing a betting plan Creating your betting strategy Specialise to get an edge Warming up - PREParation 4. Keep Score The benefits of record keeping and evaluation Keeping a written record of your bets Evaluating your betting 5. Make Rational Decisions Why rational decision-making matters How do you make a decision? What stops us from being rational and what can we do about it? Mental shortcuts - biases Summary: 10 ways to help you to make more rational decisions 6. Don't Chase Losses Why do people chase losses? Are you making matters worse? How to stop chasing losses 7. Control the Frequency and Size of Your Bets Controlling the frequency of your betting The costs of over betting Control the size of your bets: size matters 8. Manage Your Emotions How emotions affect your betting results Understanding how emotions are created Creating performance-enhancing emotions Dealing with performance-limiting emotions positively 9. Manage the Ups and the Downs Sports betting is a rollercoaster Losing streaks and the downside of sports betting The winning run and when times are great 10. Focus on Continual Improvement The path to betting success Kaizen Development, learning and performance improvement Keep raising the bar, and learn and earn more Extra Time - Going Pro: Sports Betting Full Time Important considerations Making the move Living the life - full-time betting practicalities Appendix - The OODA Model Bibliography Index
Responsibility: by Steve Ward.
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Teaches you how to bet on sports with the same discipline and mindset as the professionals. This book helps you make your trades and bank your wins for the long term, avoiding the perennial dangers  Read more...

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