From sports psychologist Dr. Jim Afremow comes the ultimate guide on how to have the champion's mindset in sports and in life.
|Publisher:||Tantor Media, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Unabridged CD|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Jim Afremow, PhD, LPC, is a sports psychologist and licensed counselor. He has been published in top journals and peer reviewed publications, including the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and Olympic Coach Magazine. Jim lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with his family.
AudioFile Earphones Award winner Eric Michael Summerer is a voice actor and producer who has narrated numerous audiobooks as well as countless instructional recordings and video games. He earned an Audie Award nomination for Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: If You Can Spot Greatness, You've Got Greatness 1
Chapter 1 Be Your Own Champion 5
Chapter 2 Master the Mental Skills 29
Chapter 3 Be in it to Win It 65
Chapter 4 The Wisdom of a Champion 91
Chapter 5 Exercise, Nutrition, Pain, Injuries, and Regeneration 117
Chapter 6 Take Control of Your Personal Destiny 141
Chapter 7 Zen in the Zone 155
Chapter 8 Golden Reflections 179
Chapter 9 Your World-Class Game Plan
Chapter 10 Long-Term Survival of the Most Mentally Fit 227
Epilogue: The Ultimate Victory is Yours 239
Appendix A Be a Champion Student-Athlete 245
Appendix B Be a Champion Sleeper 247
References and Recommended Reading 249