Get Your Head In The Game: The Power Of Positive Mental Attitude by Barb ChryslerGet Your Head In The Game: The Power Of Positive Mental Attitude by Barb Chrysler

Get Your Head In The Game: The Power Of Positive Mental Attitude

byBarb Chrysler

Paperback | December 22, 2015

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Research shows that coaches believe mental attitude accounts for 50% of not only players’ success, but also teams’ success. However, this is often overlooked from both a coaching standpoint, as well as in individual training plans.  Get Your Head In The Game not only offers insight into the relationship between mental attitude and the performance of soccer players, but will also assist both players and coaches who are aspiring to improve their mental game and motivate their teams.

Quotes and brief player profiles used throughout Get Your Head In The Game summarize the players’ thoughts, so that you, the reader, can easily gain understanding of the mental attitude of professional players.  It also provides inspirational insight into the work ethic of your favorite players.  Successful soccer players not only believe in themselves, but they have a dream and follow it. They are willing to look critically at areas needing improvement; they work hard and make sacrifices. 

Barb Chrysler has a B.A in Psychology and English and an M.A. in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University. Additionally, she has several years of Ph.D. studies at the University of Waterloo. She coached and managed minor athletic teams for eight years has two boys who play sports. Throughout her career she has worked in a variety o...
Title:Get Your Head In The Game: The Power Of Positive Mental AttitudeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.46 inPublished:December 22, 2015Publisher:Nanshe PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0994804911

ISBN - 13:9780994804914


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sports Motivation for Youth This book fills a gap for youth. It is encouraging and teaches youth how to achieve the mental game required to achieve their goals
Date published: 2016-04-29

Table of Contents

Table of ContentsThe Power of Positive Mental Attitude 1Follow Your Dream 3Believe in Yourself 7Make a Commitment 9Find Your Purpose 10Fulfill Your Destiny 13Try Your Best 17Be Optimistic 20Develop Confidence 23Have A Positive Attitude 28Find The Right Coach 31Strive For A Win 37Have Faith 42Find Support 46Strive To Improve 50Enjoy Challenge 55Practice On Your Own 57Be Willing To Work Hard 66Be Willing To Sacrifice 69Prepare For The Mental Game 71Stay Motivated 73Overcome Differences In Ability 74Do Not Give Up 76Play Fair 78Find Your Passion 79Have Fun 86Work With The Team 87Inspiring Stories 89Michelle Akers Practices Things She Does Not Enjoy And Fears 89David Alaba Plays Fair 92Pelé Followed His Dream 94David Beckham Overcomes Adversity 99Nico Calabria Let's Nothing Stop Him 103Mia Hamm Works Hard To Improve 106Zlatan Ibrahimovic Decides His Destiny 110Philipp Lahm Is A Team Player 118Lionel Messi Makes Sacrifices 120Alex Morgan Developed Confidence 124Manuel Neuer Has A Positive Attitude 128Arjen Robben Makes The Best Of Life 132Cristiano Ronaldo Believes In Himself 134Marta Overcomes Barriers 136Hope Solo Learns From Her Mistakes 138Robin van Persie Overcomes Failure 141Abby Wambach Eats Well And Focuses On Fitness 146Sun Wen Believed In Herself When The Coach Did Not 148George Weah Has Faith 150Zinedine Zidane Helps Others 155Conclusions 158AFFIRMATIONS 160REFERENCES 162