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It’s incredibly hard to do, perhaps the hardest task facing each and every one of us throughout our lives, but as Orlick reminds us, the stakes and potential pay-offs are so high that we ignore it at our own peril. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. Request Exam Copy View Ancillaries.

Sociology of Sport Journal. Chapters on goal setting and orlico imagery were most beneficial for me.

In Pursuit of Excellence

Theory and Application Mark Nesti No preview available – Apr 10, Joe Dawson rated it liked it. You’ll learn how to focus your commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence, and achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction. Physical Education and Coaching.

When you live, work, and play together in harmony, the chances of enjoying the journey and achieving mutually beneficial goals increase significantly. Something is stressful only if you view it as stressful, accept it as stressful, and experience it as stressful. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. I can relate to this chapter because me being an athlete and almost every athlete always go through a period of time where they dont do so good.


After you enter your keycode you can access your digital products on the “My E-Products” page here: Lists with This Book. Discovering Excellence; Chapter 1. One of the most satisfying experiences in sport or any other domain is being a member of a team that gets along well and works puruit a cohesive, collaborative unit. Apr 02, Nkoyo rated it really liked it.

Written by a sport psychologist, this book is written primarily to help athletes enhance their performance, but I found a lot of value that can be applied to other aspects of life. I would recommend this book to athletes especially but others may enjoy and learn a lot of things from this book as well.

International Journal of Golf Science. Intensity, Relaxation, and Recovery Chapter 7. Once you have reset your password, you can enter your keycode here: Distraction Control Chapter 8. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport. This book i believe doesnt only make athletes improve but allows other types of people to improve as well and involves some lif lessons that anybody can relate to and learn off of.

In Pursuit of Excellence offers a prescriptive and practical means of gaining a competitive edge on or off the field through mental training.

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. How to turn off worries.

In Pursuit of Excellence-5th Edition – Terry Orlick

I have read it on more than one occassion. I though using this topic to end the book was a good idea because what this chaper is really telling you is that you choose if your life is going to improve or get worse. I found exceklence book very enjoyable in the end because it had taught me valuable lessons of how to power through and succeed at certain things in my sports and in my life.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Jan 22, Sue is currently reading it. So, in conclusion, this book has taught me to be thankful and to realize how good I am and can be if I just take the right preparation and take the right mindset so I can develop and become great.

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. Focus for Excellence; Part II: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 16, Suzy Marnell rated it it was amazing Shelves: I borrowed it from the instructor and now I want to get my hands on it again to reread it.

When reading this book I thought the structure of how he made up the book was very well organized as the author made sure different tasks, tips and reviews from athletes flowed.