9781885693594

Coaching for the Inner Edge

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  • ISBN13:

    9781885693594

  • ISBN10:

    1885693591

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-07-15
  • Publisher: Fitness Information Technology

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Summary

Former collegiate basketball coach and esteemed sport psychology consultant Robin Vealey reinvents the mental coaching game with this comprehensive and innovative textbook designed for both students and professionals alike. This former Olympic training consultant draws on and synthesises a wealth of insider's material and knowledge into an easy-to-digest, understandable coaching guidebook. She integrates diverse and current literature, adds her own unique blend of anecdotes and insight, and offers experiential learning activities that go one step beyond your average coaching book. A must-have for those teaching in coaching education programs or psychology of coaching courses, or for anyone just interested in improving mental performance in sport.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
Part 1 Establishing a Solid Foundation
1(130)
Understanding Sport Psychology
3(10)
Developing and Living a Practical Coaching Philosophy
13(10)
Motivation
23(26)
Communication
49(26)
Leadership
75(30)
Team Cohesion
105(26)
Part 2 Mental Training Tool Box
131(106)
Beyond Shrinks: What Coaches Should Know About Mental Training
133(16)
Goal Mapping
149(28)
Imagery
177(24)
P3 Thinking
201(24)
Physical Relaxation
225(12)
Part 3 Mental Skills for Athletes: The Big Three
237(82)
Attentional Focus
239(28)
Managing Energy
267(32)
Self-Confidence
299(20)
Part 4 Putting It All Together
319(38)
Implementing Mental Training: Selecting from the Menu
321(14)
Common Challenges Faced by Coaches: Special Recipes
335(22)
Postscript 357(2)
Resource Guide for Coaches 359(2)
References 361(10)
Appendices List 371(1)
Appendices 372(29)
Index 401(6)
About the Author 407

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