Basketball Fundamentals: A Complete Mental Training Guide

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Leisure Press, 1987 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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Although you can`t give your players a hot shooting hand, with >Basketball FundaMENTALs> you can help them develop the concentration, composure, and confidence they need to play consistently better. From shooting slumps to clutch free throws, this easy-to-use book will help you and your players learn the psychological basics of basketball.Author and Chicago-area coach Jay Mikes helps players improve their on-court performance by teaching them to develop body and mind awareness, use mental practice and imagery, and manage stress and pressure. Loaded with mental training drills, practical discussion questions, and helpful coaching tips, this invaluable guide is touted by coaches all over the country as an essential training manual.

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Mikes is a public school teacher and coach in Schaumburg, Illinois. He is the father of three adopted biracial children.

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