BookPerform to your potential with proven mental training techniques! Achieving Excellence: Mastering the Mindset for Peak Performance in Sport and Life offers a variety of peak performance strategies to help athletes, coaches, and performers of all kinds achieve a winning mindset. The book explores sport psychology concepts and provides practical, proven strategies to incorporate into your daily life and competitive career.
Renowned mental skills coach and performance psychology expert Colleen Hacker has helped hundreds of Olympic and professional athletes to achieve their individual and team goals. In Achieving Excellence, she shares her approach for cultivating confidence, focus, and habits of excellence. She will teach you how to create action plans for success and develop performance routines that optimize achievement. Inside, you will discover the strategies and practical tools needed for success in life and sport, such as these:
- Bulleted checklists that offer step-by-step application tips for mental skills
- Sidebars that highlight strategies for overcoming common challenges
- Success stories from top athletes and firsthand accounts of their experiences using different techniques
With Achieving Excellence, you will develop a winning mindset with evidence-based, step-by-step plans that lead you to peak performance.
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AudienceAthletes and coaches of all sports, both competitive and recreational.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. Getting to the Starting Line
Chapter 2. Believing You Can
Chapter 3. Chatter Matters
Chapter 4. Being in the Moment
Chapter 5. Harnessing Imagination
Chapter 6. Energy Management
Chapter 7. Control of Calm
Chapter 8. Revving the Engine
Chapter 9. The Three Cs of Performance Success
Chapter 10. Creating an Action Plan
Chapter 11. Focusing on the Right Things at the Right Time
Chapter 12. Preperformance Routines
Chapter 13. Prioritizing Self-Reflection
Chapter 14. Growing Through Adversity
Chapter 15. Bouncing Back
Chapter 16. Highlighting We Before Me
Chapter 17. Inclusive Excellence
Chapter 18. Career and Life Transition
Appendix. Learning More