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Tennis Psychology

Author : Harold Geist
ISBN : 0882291203
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 38.1 MB
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Category: Sports & Recreation

The Tennis Psychology Workbook

Author : Danny Uribe MASEP
ISBN : 1544028962
Genre :
File Size : 42.94 MB
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THE ONLY SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY WORKBOOK THAT'S FLAWLESSLY DESIGNED FOR TENNIS PLAYERS TO IMPROVE THEIR PERFORMANCE ON THE COURT Players hear it all the time... "Tennis is 90% Mental, and 10% Physical" "It's All in Your Head" "The Only One that Can Stop You is You" But what exactly does that mean??? Without something concrete, it's difficult for players to understand what it specifically takes to have the correct mental approach and succeed. And rather than have a debate with someone who knows nothing about sports psychology... or read about theories and mental hacks that may or may not work off some random website...why not incorporate a detailed, interactive, and engaging workbook that'll show athletes how specific Sports Psychology concepts directly impact their performance on the tennis court? That's exactly what you've found here! Through 10 Dynamic Exercises including topics such as Motivation, Goal-Setting, Thought Suppression, Zones of Optimal Performance, Competitive Anxiety, Coming Back from Injury, Mental Imagery, Self-Talk, Confidence, and Attention...we show athletes how a lack of knowledge in the combination of these concepts creates weaknesses in their ability and negatively impacts their performance in practice and in matches, we educate them on these topics by providing definitions and real life examples they can relate to, we provide a plan as to how they can immediately implement and apply these concepts to play and perform better, and finally we engage in mental workouts through retrospective questions enabling athletes to fully grasp our powerful mental training approach. After completing our workbook athletes will undoubtedly be equipped with the Mental Tools to: 1. Develop Supreme Confidence in their Skills and Abilities 2. Build Mental Toughness and Resilience to Overcome Obstacles 3. Learn to Handle Intense Pressure and Enormous Amounts of Adversity 4. Conquer their Crippling Fears and Severe Anxiety 5. Be Mentally Ready to Compete and Dominate their Competition 6. Come Back from Injury Better and Stronger than Before 7. Be Overflowing with Motivation and Achieve their Goals Whether you're a male or female athlete looking for ways to improve your game (middle school, high school, or collegiate skill level)...A coach or trainer in search of avenues to improve your teams performance...or a parent trying to help your son or daughter accomplish their goals and dreams...THIS IS THE WORKBOOK YOU'VE BEEN SEARCHING FOR! Continuing to Choke Under Pressure During Crucial Moments of a Match, repeatedly Sitting on the Bench for long periods of time despite All your Hard Work, Becoming accustomed to Losing Set after Set, not Stepping Up when your team Needs it Most, and being Unable to see any Progress toward Improving and Reaching Success can be EXTEMELY PAINFUL, DISAPPOINTING, and DISCOURAGING. Put an END to this TODAY, Fulfill your Potential, and Finally Play as Well as you Know you Can. Available in Kindle or Paperback Edition
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Psychology In Professional Sports And The Performing Arts

Author : Robert J. Schinke
ISBN : 9781317612537
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 30.16 MB
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The relationship between sport and exercise psychology and the realm of professional sport and performance has grown exponentially in recent years. Elite athletes increasingly see the value in seeking psychological advice and expertise, while consultants now work in a wider range of elite performance environments. Psychology in Professional Sports and the Performing Arts: Challenges and Strategies is a unique and timely collection that brings together the experiences and knowledge of a range of applied psychologists working in these exciting industries. The book begins with a section outlining the core skills practitioners require in the field, before chapters discussing individual sports, team sports and the performing arts. Each author looks at how theoretical principles can be applied within a particular professional context, delineating how performers may benefit from working with a psychologist, as well as the ethical and cultural challenges that they faced. Assessing the role of applied psychologists across a truly unique range of activities, from polo to motor racing and ice hockey to modern dance, Psychology in Professional Sports and the Performing Arts: Challenges and Strategies offers unrivalled insights into how sport and exercise psychology can be put into practice in challenging professional environments. It will appeal to anyone studying sport and exercise psychology, or working in the field.
Category: Psychology

Tennis Psychology

Author : Miguel Crespo
ISBN : 1903013283
Genre : Tennis
File Size : 81.84 MB
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Category: Tennis

Paradigm Shift For Future Tennis

Author : Tijana T. Ivancevic
ISBN : 3642170951
Genre : Computers
File Size : 40.58 MB
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The book “Paradigm Shift for Future Tennis” starts with revelations that make obvious the limitations of today’s tennis, which does not use the laws of modern Biomechanics and Neurophysiology. The second part of the book includes a new approach to the quantum mind of a champion. It will reveal the secret weapon of Roger Federer and the blueprint of a future tennis champion. This book will expose the new tennis shot emerging from the field of sports science. It is a real weapon, which can generate a ball-speed similar to that of the first serve: the Power High-Forehand. Its aim is to generate maximal possible racket-head speed while players do not wait for the ball to bounce. This is both a tactical and psychological basis for the future tennis game. This aggressive interceptive psychology will shape the minds of future tennis champions. High racket-head speed can be achieved using the stretch-reflex, without big loops and swings. Weapons of a future tennis game will comprise of whip-like tennis serves and ground strokes, based on the stretch–reflex, and using the whole body in a fluid and integrated manner, thus manifesting a superb combination of speed and strength. Restructure your brain and apply the power of state of the art biomechanical, mathematical, medical, neural, cognitive, and quantum computational intelligence to understand the tennis of today and the future!
Category: Computers

Working Out The Psychology Of Sport And Exercise

Author : Justine J. Reel
ISBN : 9781610696784
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 64.91 MB
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Written by a leading expert in the field of sport science, this motivational text provides a thorough overview of fitness and exercise psychology as it relates to everyday life. A title in the Psychology of Everyday Life series, this unique book addresses the connections between sport and exercise psychology and life outside of competitive endeavors—from definitions, theories, and applications to the real-life issues affecting athletes. It provides an accessible overview of sport and exercise psychology that enables readers to apply effective sport performance and exercise psychology concepts to their own lives, regardless of whether they pursue athletic endeavors or not. Covering topics that range from goalsetting to motivation to personality, this book can also serve to inspire readers to create a personal activity program based on achievable goals and realistic expectations, regardless of starting point or desired outcomes. Author Justine J. Reel shares fascinating insights into the world of physical fitness and its associated behaviors, including why athletes who adopt a task-oriented approach will show a stronger work ethic and more motivation than athletes who focus on outcomes, what is prompting the spread of sport psychology to other parts of the world, why more and more athletes are at risk for developing eating disorders, and who social physique anxiety afflicts. The book also presents various viewpoints and debates on current controversies in the field of sport and exercise. • Illustrates sport and exercise psychology's growth across the globe through fascinating historical perspectives • Discusses the factors impacting body image and associated issues, including eating disorders and social physique anxiety • Demonstrates multiple sides of controversies within sport and exercise • Features case studies related to sport and exercise psychology to show real-life connections • Includes a helpful glossary that defines unfamiliar and technical terms
Category: Sports & Recreation

Evidence Based Applied Sport Psychology

Author : Roland A. Carlstedt, PhD
ISBN : 9780826105530
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 84.68 MB
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This is the first book to call for a major paradigm shift in applied sport psychology by providing a wealth of systematic, scientifically validated research in a field where assessment and treatment has often been haphazard. In his quest to bring sport psychology to a higher level of validity, Dr. Carlstedt describes the most current assessment methods, intervention procedures, and promising research that are critical for use in evidence-based practice. These assessment and treatment methods are based on 25 years of rigorous scientific approaches and principles that incorporate the most sophisticated research methods now available. The book describes the mechanisms that influence peak performance or psychological performance deficits and the mental training process, and provides procedures that will take the guesswork out of typical assessment and mental training. It offers tools with which practitioners can reexamine their modus operandi and critically explore the mechanism of interaction outcomes. To this end, the book includes extensive data sets on personality, behavioral tendencies, mind-body responses, and performance outcome. Dr. Carlstedt advocates moving beyond compartmentalized therapeutic sessions in the office to directly observe athletic performance during training and actual competition. The text also contains individual and team case studies to enhance its focus on individualized, efficacy-tested protocols for each individual athlete. Key Features: Presents a detailed client-centered assessment and intervention model grounded in technology-supported, step-by-step procedures, followed by efficacy testing Focuses on the importance of empirical scrutiny and individualized, efficacy-tested protocols for each individual athlete Describes the Carlstedt Protocol containing a visualization efficiency test among many other technologically based assessment and training tools Provides a roadmap for achieving a gold-standard system of accountability Practitioners will learn how to work within Carlstedt's integrative model to improve athlete performance and contribute to the advancement of evidence-based applied sport psychology.
Category: Psychology

The Art Of Lawn Tennis

Author : William T. Tilden
ISBN : 1589633326
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 62.37 MB
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Tennis is at once an art and a science. The game as played by such men as Norman E. Brookes, the late Anthony Wilding, William M. Johnston, and R.N. Williams is art. Yet like all true art, it has its basis in scientific methods that must be learned and learned thoroughly for a foundation before the artistic structure of a great tennis game can be constructed.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Arthur Ashe On Tennis

Author : Arthur Ashe
ISBN : UVA:X002601012
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 33.98 MB
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A compilation of instructional advice and tennis tips from the late champion details the fundamental techniques of the sport, as well as the art of the mental game, and offers commentary on great players past and present. 50,000 first printing.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Case Studies In Sport Psychology

Author : Bob Rotella
ISBN : 0763703559
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 67.74 MB
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Professional Issues in Sport PsychologySocial Psychology of SportSport Psychology and CoachingExercise and Sport Psychology
Category: Sports & Recreation

Smart Tennis

Author : John F. Murray
ISBN : 0787943800
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.63 MB
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"The game with yourself is often tougher than the battle againstany opponent. Smart Tennis shows you how to win the inner matchwhile having fun along the way."--Lindsay Davenport, world's #1ranked player for 1998 Become a More Competent-and Confident-Tennis Player Smart Tennis is the secret weapon that tucks right into your tennisbag. Apply these proven principles of sport psychology to your gameand gain a winning advantage both on and off the courts. "Smart Tennis is a must for players at all levels-from beginners toWimbledon champions! An outstanding book for understanding andimproving your mental game."--Vic Braden, tennis telecaster andresearcher "If you ever want to use the title of this book to describe how youplayed your last match, then Smart Tennis is for you."--DavidHigdon, senior writer,Tennis Magazine "This is an excellent book of psychological skills that can beimmediately applied on the tennis court."--E. Paul Roetert, Ph.D.,Administration of Sports Science, United States Tennis Association
Category: Sports & Recreation

Science And Racket Sports I

Author : T. Reilly
ISBN : 9781136739125
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 48.36 MB
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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Sports & Recreation

World Class Tennis Technique

Author : Paul Roetert
ISBN : 0736037470
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.16 MB
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Top tennis experts contribute to this analysis of optimal techniques for all the essential strokes of the game. 160 photos.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Tennis And Philosophy

Author : David Baggett
ISBN : 9780813150215
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 51.74 MB
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Tennis smashed onto the worldwide athletic scene soon after its modern rules and equipment were introduced in nineteenth-century England. Exciting, competitive, and uniquely accessible to people of all ages and talent levels, tennis continues to enjoy popularity, both as a recreational activity and a spectator sport. Life imitates sport in Tennis and Philosophy. Editor David Baggett approaches tennis not only as a game but also as a surprisingly rich resource for philosophical analysis. He assembles a team of champion scholars, including David Foster Wallace, Robert R. Clewis, David Detmer, Mark Huston, Tommy Valentini, Neil Delaney, and Kevin Kinghorn, to consider numerous philosophical issues within the sport. Profiles of tennis greats such as John McEnroe, Roger Federer, the Williams sisters, and Arthur Ashe are paired with pertinent topics, from the ethics of rage to the role of rivalry. Whether entertaining metaphysical arguments or examining the nature of beauty, these essays promise insightful discussion of one of the world's most popular sports.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Guide To The Literature Of Tennis

Author : Angela Lumpkin
ISBN : MINN:319510006914824
Genre : Reference
File Size : 20.15 MB
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"Libraries serving strong physical education programs will want to purchase this volume." Choice
Category: Reference

Momentum In Soccer

Author : Alistair Higham
ISBN : 1902523733
Genre : Soccer
File Size : 54.48 MB
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This book teaches players and coaches how to understand momentum, affect it, control it and use it to their advantage by exploring match patterns, tactics and player and coach psychology.
Category: Soccer

The Art Of Lawn Tennis

Author : William Tatem Tilden
ISBN : UOM:39015014436789
Genre : Tennis
File Size : 24.92 MB
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Category: Tennis

The Psychology Of Marketing

Author : Alexander Unger
ISBN : 9781409459446
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 74.82 MB
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This comprehensive guide to both the theory and application of psychology to marketing comes from the author team that produced the acclaimed Customer Relationship Management. It will be of immeasurable help to marketing executives and higher level students of marketing needing an advanced understanding of the applied science of psychology and how it bears on consumers; on influencing; and on the effective marketing of organizations themselves, as well as of products and services. Drawing on consumer, management, industrial, organizational, and market psychology, The Psychology of Marketing's in-depth treatment of theory embraces: • Cognition theories. • Personality, perception and memory. • Motivation and emotion. • Power, control, and exchange. Complemented by case studies from across the globe, The Psychology of Marketing provides a trans-national perspective on how the theory revealed here is applied in practice. Marketers and those aspiring to be marketers will find this book an invaluable help in their role as 'lay psychologists'.
Category: Business & Economics