In Pursuit of Excellence

Author(s): Terry Orlick


The author shows athletes how to focus their commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence and achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction. He outlines the seven essential elements of human excellence and detals how one athlete applied them to win an Olympic gold medal. He also provides a step-by-step procedure for planning a personal path to excellence.


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Part 1 Visions of excellence: the wheel of excellence; a journey to excellence. Part 2 Potential for excellence: commitment to excellence; focused connection on goals; meaningful perspectives. Part 3 Mental preparation for excellence: mission to excellence; quest for consistency; positive images; relaxation and intensity; distraction control; simulation; enter the Zen zone; self-hypnosis; strategies work for you. Part 4 Realising excellence: preventing panic situations; solving problems with coaches; building team harmony; learning from setbacks; preventing overload and embracing life; from hero to zero and back; choosing self-direction.

General Fields

  • : 9780736031868
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : Human Kinetics
  • : 0.408
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 16mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Terry Orlick
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : 796.01
  • : 247
  • : 23 illustrations