Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary MackMind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack

Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

byGary Mack, David Casstevens

Paperback | June 24, 2002

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Praise for Mind Gym

"Believing in yourself is paramount to success for any athlete. Gary's lessons and David's writing provide examples of the importance of the mental game."
--Ben Crenshaw, two-time Masters champion and former Ryder Cup captain

"Mind Gym hits a home run. If you want to build mental muscle for the major leagues, read this book."
--Ken Griffey Jr., Major League Baseball MVP

"I read Mind Gym on my way to the Sydney Olympics and really got a lot out of it. Gary has important lessons to teach, and you'll find the exercises fun and beneficial."
--Jason Kidd, NBA All-Star and Olympic gold-medal winner

In Mind Gym, noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes--many of whom he has worked with--you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." Mind Gym will give you the "head edge" over the competition.

Gary Mack is a leading sports psychology consultant and counselor who has worked with athletes in the NBA, NFL, NHL, WNBA, and Major League Baseball. He is president of two consulting firms, Sports Assist and Planning Solutions; the director of sports psychology for Griffey International; and team counselor for the Phoenix Suns and Pho...
Title:Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner ExcellenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:7.2 × 7 × 0.64 inPublished:June 24, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071395970

ISBN - 13:9780071395977


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great challenge A great book to challenge and inspire you not only in sport but in life in general. Well worth a read!
Date published: 2015-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Awesome. Not only this is useful for sports, but it is for personal goal setting, dealing with not succeeding in work-promotions, and making sure your mind is positive
Date published: 2013-06-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bunch of useless sports anecdotes "An athelete's guide to inner excellence" my foot. More like "the author's musings on how many athlete's he knows". There is not a paragraph in here that doesn't reference some pitcher or golfer. I'm a runner .. I don't care .. half the time I don't even know what I'm reading, because its just a string of sports specific statistics and acronyms. Blah blah blah ERA blah blah blah three-putting (is that bad?) blah blah blah walks-per-strikeout ratio??????? I was expecting descriptions of techniques to use, what I got was a bunch of useless baseball and golf stories.
Date published: 2011-02-18