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Mental Training Peak Performance Top Athletes Reveal the Mind Exercises They Use to Excel

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ISBN-10: 0875962823

ISBN-13: 9780875962825

Edition: 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Steven Ungerleider, Nick Bollettieri

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Olympic contenders and professional athletes - including Jack Nicklaus, Picabo Street and Pete Sampras - reveal the mental techniques they use to improve their performance, thrive under tough conditions and cope with a 'bad day'.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 2/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Dr. Steven Ungerleider, an author of six books, completed his undergraduate studies in psychology at the University of Texas, Austin, where he also competed as a collegiate gymnast. He holds masters and doctorate degrees from the University of Oregon, a post doc from the University of California, and is a licensed psychologist at GLOBAL SPORTS DEVELOPMENT.Since 1984, he has served on the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry and has consulted with a number of international sport federations under the IOC.Ungerleider is a visiting scholar at the University of Texas and co-founder of the Texas Program in Sports Media. His recent books was the subject of an award winning…    

Acknowledgments
Introduction
What Mental Training Can Do for You
Mental Training Secrets of Competitive Athletes
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
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
A Mental Practice Formula for Any Sport
Index