Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
This chart reviews the major markings of competition and decompetition. Each element of competition arises from viewing the contest as an opportunity for partnership. Each element of decompetition arises from viewing the contest as a symbolic version of war.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
Violence against children in all its forms (physical, psychological, sexual) is a social problem, and, like other sectors of the community, the sport sector cannot prevent serial offenders from gaining entry into the system.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
The whole method of practice is obvious: The whole technique is practiced intact. The part method is actually the whole-part-whole method. You teach the whole method as just outlined, practice it in parts, and then recombine the parts back into the whole via practice.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
As a coach I found this simple paradigm to be extremely helpful for understanding, guiding, and accelerating the motor learning process.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.
Doing Exercise Psychology eBook
Presence is the starting place for helpful and healing alliances with our clients. Freud (1912/1958) described this stance a century ago, well before the advent of mindfulness approaches in psychotherapy: "It rejects the use of any special expedient (even that of taking notes). It consists simply in not directing one�s notice to anything in particular and in maintaining the same �evenly suspended attention� in the face of all that one hears."