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Sports Psyching Playing Your Best Game All of the Time

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ISBN-10: 0874771366

ISBN-13: 9780874771367

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thomas A. Tutko, Umberto Tosi, Thomas Tutko

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As a consultant to teams and individual players on every level of competition, Dr. Thomas Tutko has helped thousands of athletes overcome the psychological barriers to consistantly playing their best game. In SPORTS PSYCHING, he gives you a program that replaces stress-related habits with constructive behavior. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Getting a Grip on Your Game: The Need to Overcome the Pressures of Play
Up from Exercise: Our Physical Overeducation
Our Emotional Undereducation
Great Expectations Denied
More Than Muscles: The Emotional Content of Sports
The Intrinsic Pressures of Sports
The Social Pressures of Sports
The Personal Pressures of Sports
Caught in the Cross Currents
The Mind Is the Matter: The "Fight or Flight" Syndrome
The Mechanics of "Fight or Flight"
The Physical Disruptions
The Mental Disruptions
The Sports Emotional-Reaction Profile: Scouting Yourself
The Sports Emotional-Reaction Profile
Questions for Sports Emotional-Reaction Profile
Scoring the SERP
Translating Your Score Into Your Profile
Scoring Yourself: What Your Profile Means
Desire
Assertiveness
Sensitivity
Tension Control
Confidence
Personal Accountability
Self-Discipline
Trait Interaction
Scouting Your Physical Game: Determining the Physical Conflicts
The Physical Self-Scouting Survey
Two Rules for Physically Scouting Yourself
Self-Scouting as an Ongoing Process
Sports Psyching: Learning to Repeat the Best Day You Ever Had
The Preparation/Practice/Play Approach
Six Weeks to a Better Game
Why Sports Psyching Works
Getting the Most Out of Sports Psyching
Preparation: Getting Loose, Breathing Easy, and Staying on the Ball
The First Week: Sports Psyching Technique No. 1-"Getting Loose"
The Second Week: Sports Psyching Technique No. 2-"Breathing Easy"
The Third Week: Sports Psyching Technique No. 3-"Staying on the Ball"
Practice: Overlearning to Avoid Underplaying
The Fourth and Fifth Weeks: Sports Psyching Technique No. 4-Mental Rehearsal
The Sixth Week: Sports Psyching Technique No. 5-Body Rehearsal
Play: Sports Psyching All of the Time
The Pre-Game Warm-Up Routine
The Pre-Play Sports Psyching Routine
Using Sports Psyching to Improve Physical Skills
Using Sports Psyching to Cope With Pressure Situations
Using Sports Psyching for Specific Purposes
Replaying the Game in Your Head
Playing the Ultimate Game
Your Game and Their Games: Psych-Outs and How to Avoid Them
Competition and the Ego Game
Psych-Outs as Meta-Communication
The Four Kinds of Psych-Out Games
Avoiding Psych-Out Games
You and Your Instructor: How to Get the Most Out of Those Expensive Lessons
Psychological Barriers Between Student and Teacher
Failure as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Picking the Right Teacher
They're Your Lessons
What to Do Before, During, and After the Lessons
Winning: What It Is and What It Isn't
Does Winning Mean Excellence?
The Score About the Score
Cooperation Games
The Recreational Athlete's Contract
Afterword-Grow with Your Game: Using Sports to Help Your Life
Athletic Motivation Inventory
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