This text is your mental coach and like any good coach, it has a game plan. It is divided into four core sections: Foundations of Mental/Emotional Toughness, The Skills of Mental/Emotional Toughness, Putting Skills Into Strategy, and Further Reflections for Practice and Game Time Excellence.
Mind Your Golf: Reflections from the Mental Game Pros is a collection of writings by Dr. Adam Naylor and Mental Coach Matt Cuccaro. Together they have a combined 45 years of experience assisting recreational through professional golfers achieve their goals. The book is split into five purposeful sections which creates a path to optimize the development of a fundamentally sound mental game.
The purpose of The Sport Parent’s Playbook is to provide some support for the good ideas that sport parents have and some reflections to minimize the bad ones. These articles put some thought to the societal dilemmas of parental pushing, abusive coaching, and rewarding the young athlete. It is the hope that these pages will serve as a guide to parents and a discussion starter for sports communities.
This workbook is designed to lay a foundation for a mental game that leads to consistent play and quality practices. In essence it contains four core concepts: challenge is good, fill the mind's eye, manage your body, and create a mindful pre-shot routine. These four concepts will lay the base off of which genuine mental toughness will arise.
With an emphasis on instilling a love for the game, this handbook instructs parents and coaches on teaching the basics of baseball to young players. More than 80 photos demonstrate the proper techniques for hitting, fielding, and pitching, and appendices of games and drills reinforce the lessons in ways that youths will enjoy. Taking into account the differing needs of players by age, the authors provide separate discussions for young children and adolescents.