Overview:Sport Psychology for Coaches - We marvel at the steely nerves, acute concentration, and flawlessexecution exhibited on the 18th green, at the free-throw line, in thestarting blocks, and on the balance beam. While state-of-the-art trainingregimens have extended athletes' physical boundaries, more and morecoaches are realizing the importance of sport psychology in takingathletic performance to new levels. Tomorrow's record-breakingaccomplishments will not be the result of athletes' training harderphysically, but of athletes' training smarter mentally. SportPsychology for Coaches provides information that coaches need to helpathletes build mental toughness and achieve excellence-in sport and inlife. As a coach, you'll gain a big-picture perspective on the mental sideof sport by examining how athletes act, think, and feel when they practiceand compete. You'll learn to use such mental tools as goal setting,imagery, relaxation, energization, and self-talk to help your athletesbuild mental training programs. You'll also see how assisting yourathletes in developing mental skills such as motivation, energymanagement, focus, stress management, and self-confidence leads toincreased enjoyment, improved life skills, and enhanced performance. Andyou'll discover how to put it all together into mental plans and mentalskills training programs that allow your athletes to attain and maintain amind-set that fosters peak performance. The easy-to-follow formatof the text includes learning objectives that introduce each chapter,sidebars illustrating sport-specific applications of key concepts andprinciples, chapter summaries organized by content and sequence, keyterms, chapter review questions, a comprehensive glossary, and otheruseful resources to help readers implement mental training programs forathletes. Written primarily for high school coaches, SportPsychology for Coaches is a practical, easy-to-use resource reflectingthe two authors' combined 45 years of teaching, coaching, researching, andconsulting experience. It reflects principles that are not only consistentwith the latest theory and research, but have stood the test of time andworked for coaches and athletes in all sports at all levels. You'll comeaway from Sport Psychology for Coaches with a greater understandingand appreciation for sport psychology and the practical knowledge you needto put it to work for you and your athletes. Produced by theAmerican Sport Education Program (ASEP) Sport Psychology for Coachesis one of four texts included in the ASEP Silver Level series.
This book is on page /dab2ca502f3ba773ca68bf5353ad5292/book/1603725640-9780736039864. It was written by the following authors: Damon Burton, Thomas D. Raedeke. Book Sport Psychology for Coaches, which can be read online, published by the company: Human Kinetics Publishers. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2008-01-17 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 816 g. File for download Sport Psychology for Coaches has PDF format and is called sport-psychology-for-coaches.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our rapidsport.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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