ERIC Number: ED317533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Feb
In Pursuit of Excellence. How To Win in Sport and Life through Mental Training. Second Edition.
This book explains how to develop the positive outlook that turns "ordinary" competitors into winners whether they are on the playing field or off. With examples from real life, ways are pointed out to focus one's commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence, and achieve greater overall personal and professional satisfaction. Written by a former gymnastics champion and coach, the book includes examples of experiences with champion athletes and their coaches. Discussions are included on the concepts of concentration and mental imagery which are necessary to successful competition.(JD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Cognitive Development, Competition, Individual Development, Self Actualization, Self Esteem, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Skill Development
Leisure Press, Dept. 513, Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61825-5076 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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