The Champion's Mind

How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive

Ranked #4 in Sports Psychology, Ranked #20 in Crossfitsee more rankings.

Even among the most elite performers, certain athletes stand out as a cut above the rest, able to outperform in clutch, game-deciding moments. These athletes prove that raw athletic ability doesn't necessarily translate to a superior on-field experience its the mental game that matters most.

Sports participation-from the recreational to the collegiate Division I level-is at an all-time high. While the caliber of their games may differ, athletes at every level have one thing in common: the desire to excel. In The Champion's Mind, sports psychologist Jim Afremow, PhD, offers...

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Bill Cole He talks about greatness, and how to learn it from other people: to look around your sport world, the coaches and athletes at every level, Olympic, pro, national, local, and notice what you like or admire in those people. He says, if you can notice some of these elements, that must mean you have some of those elements in yourself, that you could develop. That’s a big message he sends. (Source)

Katrín Davíðsdóttir It got me focusing on giving my absolute best in any given situation without the pressure of constantly stacking myself up to others. (Source)

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