Basic Approach Winning is a habit we need to cultivate by manoeuvring the thoughts responsible for our habits. Emphasizing particularly on sports, where competition is unavoidable, Winning Habits offers techniques and solutions from Indian and Western psychology, and yogic practices to deal with negative thoughts which create hindrances in the path to victory.Disciplining the thought processes through concentration-exercises like Bindu Trataka and Jyoti Trataka; strengthening the correct responses from memory, and a positive anticipation of the future through visualization; and yogic exercises like Pranayama for developing concentration and attention focus, Shavasana and Nyasa for relaxation and creation of energy reserves are some of the recommended remedies. Features This book is divided into three parts, each dealing with a separate area of focus: Basic concepts and their practical applications for excellence and achievement in sports Techniques and exercises such as Bindu Trataka, Jyoti Trataka, Pranayama, Nyasa, Soham Mantra, Shavasana and visualization The actual application of these techniques in sports such as tennis, badminton, table-tennis, squash, judo, wrestling, boxing, shooting, archery, billiards, snooker, golf, football, hockey, basketball, cricket, and volleyball Table of Contents Message from Aparna Popat Foreword by Rahul Dravid Foreword by Geet Sethi Foreword by Anjali Bhagwat Preface Part I: BASIC CONCEPTS Chapter 1: Be a Warrior Chapter 2: Worship of Excellence Chapter 3: Goal Setting and Planning Chapter 4: Self-image and Confidence Chapter 5: Self-talk: Controlling the Verbal Thoughts Chapter 6: Visualization: Controlling the Non-verbal Thoughts Chapter 7: Analysing the Game and Handling the Transition Points Chapter 8: Attention Focus Chapter 9: Relaxation, Rest and Letting Go Chapter 10: Coping with Distraction and Adversities Chapter 11: Thoughts, Emotions and Moods Chapter 12: Interpersonal Relations Chapter 13: Teamwork and Leadership Chapter 14: Stress, Anxiety and Motivation Chapter 15: Competition Season Part II: TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVEMENT IN SKILLS AND PERFORMANCE Chapter 16: Building of Self-talk Chapter 17: Visualization:Improvement of Self-image and Confidence Chapter 18: Techniques for Improving Attention Focus Chapter 19: Yogic Exercises for Relaxation Part III: APPLICATION OF THE TECHNIQUES FOR SPECIFIC GAMES Chapter 20: Cricket Chapter 21: Games of Response Chapter 22: Individual Games Chapter 23: Sports Involving Continuous Movement and Speed Chapter 24: Chess Chapter 25: Team Games Author Bio B. P. Bam is the founder of the Purushottam Academy established for the promotion of excellence in all fields. He was Vice President of National Rifle Association of India and President of Maharashtra Rifle Association for four years. He is also a qualified coach in rifle- and pistol-shooting.Features This book is divided into three parts, each dealing with a separate area of focus: Basic concepts and their practical applications for excellence and achievement in sports Techniques and exercises such as Bindu Trataka, Jyoti ...
|Author||:||B. P. Bam|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education India - 2009-05-15|