When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
“The mind and the body are one,” said expert Jim Loehr, who is founder of LGR Performance Systems, a motivational training center located in Orlando, Florida.
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Embracing and choosing a positive perspective
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
Now that the power of attitude on performance for both male and female players has been established, coaches need to identify strategies that reinforce that process.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Focused for Rugby
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Successful Coaching 4th Edition eBook
When we think of coaching, we think of face-to-face interaction, but of course coaches communicate by phone, through written messages, and by appearances on such media as radio and television.