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The psychology of performance : how to be your best in life / Eddie O'Connor.

O'Connor, Eddie. (Author). Recorded Books, LLC. (Added Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library GC-DVD 158.1 OCO 000161672 Great Courses -- Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501990281
  • ISBN: 1501990284
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (12 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from DVD container cover.
"The Teaching Company."
Course no. 16993.
24 lectures (30 min. each).
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Sport and performance psychology -- Deliberate practice: essential for experts -- How values and goals drive performance -- The benefits of mindfulness in performance -- When positive thinking doesn't work -- Acceptance and the willingness to feel -- Disc 2. Commitment means "no matter what" -- Finding internal motivation -- Using imagery to prepare for action -- Confidence and self-talk -- Developing focused attention -- Superstitions, rituals, and routines -- Disc 3. Peak performance: getting in the zone -- Performance anxiety and choking -- Being the perfect perfectionist -- Self-compassion for self-improvement -- Burnout and the need for recovery -- Pain tolerance and injury rehabilitation -- Disc 4. The dangerous pursuit of the ideal body -- Fan psychology, identification, and violence -- Four qualities of a successful team -- Talent: a developmental process -- How to be a great sport parent -- Aging athletes: competing and retiring.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer, Clinical Sport Psychologist Eddie O'Connor, Ph. D.
Summary, etc.:
Join a renowned clinical sport psychologist to learn mental tricks that will help you meet your goals.
System Details Note:
Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.
Performance > Psychological aspects.
Performance > Psychological aspects.
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Genre: Lectures.
Educational films.
Nonfiction films.
Educational films.