Coaches and athletes agree that the mental side is very important for great performance. All coaches would like mentally skilled athletes and all athletes would like to be mentally skilled, but many lack the knowledge of mental skills training. Mental Skills and Drills for Athletes is for coaches and athletes that want to improve the mental game. It is designed to help the athlete and coach develop mental skills that take their game to the next level. Many books talk in theory and state the mental game in general terms. Mental Skills and Drills for Athletes provides foundational information that bridges the research and knowledge that is the basis of sports psychology with easy-to-use activities that can be implemented by the athlete or coach without a high knowledge of sports psychology.
The mind controls the body, and as an athlete you want control over what your physical energy can create. Only when you have a fully prepared mind can you reach your full potential and perform at your peak. Like physical training, mental training must be practiced on a consistent basis. Mental Skills and Drills for Track and Field has been designed to prepare you mentally to practice and compete to your potential. It supplies practical mental skills and drills that will allow you to develop your mental skills and become a better athlete. Only you can make the decision to commit to the mental program to improve!