Reach your potential! Whether you are an athlete, a coach, or a promising high achiever in another walk of life, In Pursuit of Excellence provides the expert advice and proven techniques to help you fulfill your aspirations. Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped hundreds of Olympic and professional athletes maximize their performances and achieve their goals. In this fourth edition, Orlick provides new insights and a powerful step-by-step plan for you to develop your own personal path to excellence.
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Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped hundreds of Olympic and professional athletes maximize their performances and achieve their goals. In this new fifth edition, Orlick provides the most effective strategies and step-by-step plans for you to develop your personal path to excellence. You'll learn to focus for excellence while living and enjoying life to the fullest. You'll gain a more positive outlook, a more focused commitment, better ways of dealing with distractions and pressures, and strategies for overcoming obstacles.
You'll also achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction and discover better ways to work with teammates, respond more effectively to coaching and guidance, and become more positive and self-directed in your thoughts and actions. Both practical and inspirational, In Pursuit of Excellence is a guide to daily living and motivation as well as a road map to long-term achievement. Read it, use it, and win with it- personally and professionally. Read more Read less. Frequently bought together.
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Previous page. Next page. Review "This book is for those who are not satisfied with good enough. I have known Terry for over 20 years, and his insights have provided me with the guidance I need to stay focused on the things that really matter to achieve my goals. I regularly use the strategies he shares in Pursuit of Excellence in my work with coaches around the world, from youth sport to the world's best Olympic and national team coaches.
He obtained his PhD in the psychology of sport and physical activity from the University of Alberta in He is one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of excellence and quality living and has worked with some of the world's top performers.
His research has focused on enhancing the quality of life and quality of performance with children and high-level performers in a variety of disciplines. Orlick has worked with thousands of Olympic and professional athletes and coaches; corporate leaders; astronauts; surgeons; top classical musicians; dancers, opera singers, and other performing artists; mission control professionals; and many others engaged in high-stress performance missions.
Former president of the International Society for Mental Training and Excellence, Orlick has authored 30 highly acclaimed books, has published hundreds of articles in a variety of professional journals, and is founder of the Journal of Excellence, Positive Living Skills, and the Zone of Excellence www.
He holds distinguished service awards from numerous Olympic and education associations as well as certificates of merit from governments, universities, sport organizations, and schools for distinguished service to the community. He has given lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world. Orlick lives with his family at Meech Lake, Quebec.
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In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training
In Pursuit of Excellence offers a prescriptive and practical means of gaining a competitive edge on or off the field through mental training. Athletes, coaches, and professionals will develop a positive outlook and focused commitment, overcome obstacles, improve performance, and achieve higher-quality living. He obtained his PhD in the psychology of sport and physical activity from the University of Alberta in He is one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of excellence and quality living and has worked with some of the world's top performers.
In Pursuit of Excellence : How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training
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