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Sports Psychology for Dummies by Leif H. Smith, Todd M. Kays
  

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Sports Psychology for Dummies by Leif H. Smith, Todd M. Kays

Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success. This book offers readers a comprehensive program to gain that winning edge, providing training tips and techniques along with helpful advice to keep in mind while competing. With practical advice on how to strengthen concentration (and when you shouldn't concentrate), talk yourself into winning, and develop routines that will lead to consistent improvement, the book's full personalized program will help any athlete gain over time the winning edge in any sport * With tips on how to regulate your energy to avoid exhaustion; and how to enhance your team's chemistry through sports psychology * Loaded with real-world examples from amateur and professional sports of all kinds Applicable to not only sports-but business as well-Sports Psychology For Dummies will enhance any competitor's motivation, focus, and will to win, when facing life's toughest challenges.

About the Author

Leif H. Smith, PsyD, is president of Personal Best Consulting, a sports psychology and performance consultation firm. Todd M. Kays, PhD, is president of the Athletic Mind Institute, a sports and performance consulting firm.

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Publication date

23rd August 2010

Author

Leif H. Smith, Todd M. Kays

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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Ltd an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Format

Paperback
360 pages

Categories

Sports & outdoor recreation

ISBN

9780470676592

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