In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training

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Human Kinetics, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 242 pages
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>In Pursuit of Excellence, Third Edition,> shows you how to develop the positive outlook that turns "ordinary" competitors into winners... on the playing field and off. You'll learn how to focus your commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence, and achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction.Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped hundreds of Olympic athletes maximize their performances and achieve their goals. In this third edition of >In Pursuit of Excellence>, Orlick presents his special insights and experiences to help you make the most of your potential. He also identifies the Seven Essential Elements of Human Excellence and provides a step-by-step plan for proceeding along your personal path to excellence.Whether you are an athlete, coach, or high achiever in another walk of life, >In Pursuit of Excellence, Third Edition,> provides the expert advice and proven techniques to fulfill your aspirations.

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This is a fantastic book. An invaluable resource for not only athletes but for individuals looking to get ahead in thier lives. I use my personal copy on a daily basis its my bible! Read full review

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Has worked with thousands of Olympic and professional athletes, great surgeons, astronauts, top classical musicians, opera singers, and others engaged in high-stress missions.

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