In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport And Life Through Mental Training ( Audio) [Terry Orlick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Pursuit of Excellence has ratings and 24 reviews. In the book In Pursuit of Excellence, by Terry Orlick the author is trying to give athletes and also just. Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped In this third edition of >In Pursuit of Excellence>, Orlick presents his special.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. The author reritorates the need for positivity within preformance and gives the reader a chance of self evaluation. I’m sure it will help with my own focus in forms of training i’m enduring. Above all the book provides you with The author reritorates the need for positivity within preformance and gives the reader a chance of self evaluation.

Once you have reset your password, you can access your ancillaries on the “My Ancillaries” page here: Also, in this book the author gives you the ability to rate yourself on certain things and in the things that you dont do to good on when you rate yourself, he tells you to go out and work on these certain things because it will make you a lot better than you wer In the book In Pursuit of Excellence, by Terry Orlick the author is trying to give athletes and also just regular peoople advice about how to push through certain situations and how to bring the best out of yourself in given situations.

Overall my thoughts about this book arent very well because it really is a tough book to read and is confusing to follow. Did you just make your first purchase with Human Kinetics? Jul 28, Grace rated it liked it. United States – https: It explains how to turn challenges into opportunities in every aspect of lifes lessons. Transitioning Out of High-Performance Pursuits: Once you have reset your password, you can access your digital products on the “My E-Products” page here: 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.


Diane Schneider rated it liked it Oct 11, It was the first book I ever read “actively”, and by that I mean that I wrote in: Athletes, coaches, and professionals will develop a positive outlook and focused commitment, overcome obstacles, improve performance, and achieve higher-quality living.

I really didn’t like this book at all. His approach to psychology in sport didn’t help me and he seemed so wordy. I definitely remember liking it and didn’t find it boring or tedious.

In Pursuit of Excellence-5th Edition – Terry Orlick

For example, in the chapter one it talks about commitment. Recently a friend has introduced me to a set of cds, and while listening to orlkck of pkrsuit it reminded me of this book I read while pursuing my masters degree.

International Journal of Golf Science. Trivia About In Pursuit of Exc I though using this topic to end the book was a good idea because what this chaper is really telling you is that you choose if your life is going to improve or get worse.

Louzao rated it liked it Jul 18, Martin Dion rated it really liked it Sep 10, Journal of Physical Activity and Health. As a sports psychologist, Excelkence takes us through different case studies and explains how an individual’s psychological state plays a fundamentally important role in determining success.

I really enjoyed this – to get the most out of it you need to read it a few times. Existential Psychology and Sport: He holds distinguished service awards from numerous Olympic and education associations as well as certificates of merit from governments, universities, sport organizations, and schools for distinguished service to the community.

We also orlock some of his CD’s lying around the fencing center Chris Frost ln it it was ok Mar 24, Physical Activity and Health.


Given to me by my friend’s Uncle Terry. A piece of advice or wisdom that reasonated with me while reading this this book was in chapter 19 when it talked about learning from your setbacks.

The book digs deep into you by trying to teach you how to overcome certain obstacles to face in different roadblocks that you will face in different opportunities in life. You will need to sign in using your email and password for our legacy website.

Muy bueno para deportistas. But i do think that this book exvellence readers a lot of important life lessons that if everybody followed, the world would be much better.

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

This stook out to me because it connects to me and the world today. Brian Viscara rated it really liked it Aug 09, This specific ending made me think about what i was going to do as a person and me personally am always trying to be the best i can be so i am going to try my hardest to work on what this book taught me. One of the most satisfying experiences in sport or any other domain is being a member purshit a team that gets along well and works as a cohesive, collaborative unit.

In particular, he emphasises the importance of focus as the “the core of excellence” and explains throughout the book how it can unlock the door to your true potential.

Written by a sport psychologist, this book is written primarily to help athletes enhance their performance, but I found a lot of exxcellence that can be applied to other aspects of life. Sport Business and Sport Management.

Foundational ideas in sport psychology.