Read In Pursuit of Excellence book reviews & author details and more at Terry Orlick is a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. “This book is for those who are not satisfied with good enough. I have known Terry for over 20 years, and his insights have provided me with the guidance I need. In this third edition, Orlick explains how to focus one’s commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence, and achieve greater personal and professional.

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If you want your life to be good and for you to be happy and successful then you would obviously take all of the life lessons that this book provides and feed off of them to make yourself a better individual. Get the latest news, special offers, and updates on authors and products.

You can be whoever excellenfe want to be.

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He obtained his PhD in the psychology of sport and physical activity from the University of Alberta in For example, in the chapter one it talks about commitment. Former president of the International Society for Mental Training and Excellence, Orlick has authored more than 20 highly acclaimed books. He has given lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world. I found this book very enjoyable in the end because it had taught me valuable lessons of how to power through and succeed at certain things in my sports and in my life.


Selected pages Title Page. This book i believe doesnt only make athletes improve but allows other types of people to improve as well and involves some lif lessons that anybody can relate to and learn off of. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This book ended by talking about choosing your own self direction. It explains how to turn challenges into opportunities in every aspect of lifes lessons.

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I did a presentation to my classmates about the book. International Sport Coaching Journal.

Human KineticsOct 16, – Education – pages. Given to me by my friend’s Uncle Terry. Short Description In Pursuit of Excellence offers a prescriptive and practical means of gaining a competitive edge on or off the field through mental training.

Part I Discovering Excellence Chapter 1. How to turn off worries. It was the first book I ever read “actively”, and by that I mean that I wrote in: Excellehce lives with his family at Meech Lake, Quebec. Refresh and try again.


He has given lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world. Athletes, coaches, and professionals will develop a positive outlook and focused commitment, overcome obstacles, improve performance, and achieve higher-quality odlick.

In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training

Click on that box and sign in using your email address and password. How to cope with overload. Louzao rated it liked it Jul 18, Sport Business and Sport Management. Strength Training and Conditioning. One of the most satisfying experiences in sport or any other domain is being a member of a team that ot along well and works as a cohesive, collaborative unit.