10-Minute Toughness – Jason Selk “The mental side of the game is extremely important. 10-Minute Toughness helps the players develop the mental toughness needed for success; it really makes a difference.” –Walt Jocketty, General Manager of the 2006 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals
Internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell has taken this million-seller and made it even better
Heartfelt and ever-endearing – equal parts information and inspiration. This is a book to keep by your bedside and return to often.” --Amy Dickinson, nationally syndicated advice columnist "Ask Amy"
Al McGuire was not only one of the most successful coaches in college basketball history, but arguably, as this insightful memoir shows, the most colorful and unpredictable as well. During his 13 years at Marquette, the fiery coach guided his team to more than 20 victories 11 times, earning them 11 straight postseason bids.
For the first time ever, author Steve Bisheff has been given exclusive access to coaches and players, their meetings, practices,This outstanding pocket-sized, hardcover book is an excellent reminder of what is required of a leader.
Any Given Team – Improving Leadership and Team Performance. Ray McLean, 2006. A Paul G. Conroy Book for Leading Teams: North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.This outstanding pocket-sized, hardcover book is an excellent reminder of what is required of a leader. Most leaders need reminding everyday that with their privileges comes responsibility and obligation.
This outstanding pocket-sized, hardcover book is an excellent reminder of what is required of a leader. Most leaders need reminding everyday that with their privileges comes responsibility and obligation.
The Art of Team Coaching offers real insight into what it takes to create a successful team. Author Jim Hinkson has mined his 30 years of team coaching experience to create this handbook.
Beyond Winning provides true insight into the lives of some of our greatest coaches, revealing them not simply as masters of their sport, but as champions of wisdom and understanding as well.
Your ‘A’ Game – A Young Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness. Jennifer Etnier. Bring Your "A" Game introduces key strategies for mental training, such as goal setting, pre-performance routines, confidence building, and imagery. Each of the seventeen chapters focuses on a single mental skill and offers key points and exercises designed to reinforce the concepts.
For forty years, Dean Smith coached the University of North Carolina basketball team with unsurpassed success. Now, in The Carolina Way, he explains his coaching philosophy and shows readers how to apply it to the leadership and team-building challenges
This guide to coaching female athletes of all ages shows how to build a team and provides invaluable advice on the differences between coaching males and females. The authors include exercises that foster teamwork and develop essential skills.
The Champion Within – Training for Excellence. Lauren Gregg (with Tim Nash), 1999. The most comprehensive book on women's soccer ever compiled. Contributions come from every member of the World Cup Champion U.S. Women's National Team.
In his latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it.
Twenty-five celebrated writers share the inspiring words and timeless wisdom of the athletic coaches who changed and influenced their lives and pass on the sage advice they received.
Coach – Lessons on the Game of Life. Michael Lewis. There was a turning point in Michael Lewis's life, in a baseball game when he was fourteen years old. The irascible and often terrifying Coach Fitz put the ball in his hand with the game on the line and managed to convey such confident trust in Lewis's ability that the boy had no choice but to live up to it. the boy had no choice but to live up to it.
Coach Wooden’s Leadership Game Plan for Success drives home Mr. Wooden’s trademark 12 Lessons in Leadership and his famous Pyramid of Success.
Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden and Jay Carty know that when it comes down to it, success is an equal opportunity player. Anyone can create it in his or her career, family and beyond.
Coaching: The Art and the Science contains valuable information on developing positive coaching strategies in any sport, using principles collected from many fields of sport psychology, sport pedagogy, and sport physiology.
Coaching the Mental Game. H.A. Dorfman.Whoever claims winning isn't everything obviously has not spoken with an athletic coach.Coaching the Mental Game offers coaches of all sports a definitive volume for effectively understanding an athlete's mental awareness, which in turn will help drive success.
Times have changed in the coaching profession. In today's world of sport, players must deal with complex issues. Athletes are now more apt to fight for what they deserve than they were in the Vince Lombardi or John Wooden eras.
From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in America today and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood.
Bill Belichick's thirty-one years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success--most recently with the New England Patriots. In this groundbreaking book, David Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it.
The Essential Wooden is the ultimate collection of Wooden’s opinions and observations on achieving exceptional leadership in any organization, with 200 invaluable lessons for inspiring championship performance.
Now in Currency paperback -- Sally Helgesen's classic study of female leaders and how their strategies represent a highly successful revision of male leadership styles.
A Good Man takes you back to the smoky haze of Madison Square Garden in the 1950s, when college basketball was king.
Each one of us is called to greatness. We can have a significant impact on the world around us—if we so choose.
The Heart of a Leader – Insights on the Art of Influence. Ken Blanchard is one of America's best-known leadership and business experts. And now he helps you understand and experience the art of influence by revealing the greatest life and leadership lessons he's learned in his rich career as an educator and business leader.
For three decades, Al McGuire was the heart and soul of college basketball, first as the street-smart head coach at Marquette University and later as the hoops-savvy television analyst.
"Bob's message is a must for all parents and coaches. He challenges adults to understand their effect on youngsters, and that kids' needs have to be met first." Bob Trupin, Westport, CT.
Blending Eastern philosophy with Western sports training, this updated guide explains how active men and women can develop physical, mental, and emotional skills to reduce stress, increase energy, avoid injury, and promote sports abilities.
InSideOut Coaching. Joe Ehrmann (with Paula Ehrmann and Gregory Jordan). Joe Ehrmann, the coach profiled in the national bestseller Season of Life, explains how coaches at every level, from Little League to high school to NCAA Division I and even the professional leagues, can use sports to transform lives.
For more than fifteen years, Robin Sharma has been quietly sharing with Fortune 500 companies and many of the super-rich a success formula that has made him one of the most sought-after leadership advisers in the world.
Merck's Roy Vagelos commits millions of dollars to develop a drug needed only by people who can't afford it · Eugene Kranz struggles to bring the Apollo 13 astronauts home after an explosion rips through their spacecraft.
In his more than twenty years coaching the Blue Devils, Coach Mike Krzyzewski has made his program the most admired in the nation, with back-to-back national championships in '91, '92, and again in 2001, and ten Final Four appearances since 1986.
Known as the father of the new science of positive psychology, Martin E.P. Seligman draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enchances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice it.
Lincoln on Leadership is the first book to examine Abraham Lincoln's diverse leadership abilities and how they can be applied to today's complex world.
Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle.
World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea–the power of our mindset.
For John Wooden's millions of fans--a heartfelt and revealing self-portrait about the people and events that shaped his life
For nearly a quarter of a century, top sports psychologist James E. Loehrhas been training world-class athletes, from Olympic gold medalist speed-skater Dan Jansen to tennis stars Monica Seles and Jim Courier His bestselling book, Mental Toughness Training for Sports, is a classic.
In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.
Peak Performance – Mental Training Techniques of the World’s Greatest Athletes. Charles A. Garfield with Hal Zina Bennett.
Play Practice: The Games Approach to Teaching and Coaching Sports presents a clear alternative to traditional approaches that will revitalize your own teaching and coaching.
In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.
Reach your potential! Whether you are an athlete, a coach, or a promising high achiever in another walk of life, In Pursuit of Excellence provides the expert advice and proven techniques to help you fulfill your aspirations.
With a new introduction, Phil Jackson's modern classic of motivation, teamwork, and Zen insight is updated for a whole new readership
Have you ever choked during a performance?
Have you ever been told how much talent you have, yet you're not reaching it?
Are you self-conscious or doubtful during performances?
Dr. Alison Arnold offers an inspiring and practical handbook on the joys and challenges of living a life both juicy and creative.
Joe Ehrmann, a former NFL football star and volunteer coach for the Gilman high school football team, teaches his players the keys to successful defense: penetrate, pursue, punish, love.
Learn how to get the absolute most out the people you lead using the success secrets of many of sport’s most successful and respected coaches including Mike Krzyzewski (Duke Men’s Basketball) and Pat Summitt (Tennessee Women’s Basketball).
SoccerAtEase is a 62-page book which, through a story about a youth soccer team, shows how the traits for success are applied in a way that is understandable for people of all ages.
With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live.
For Rick Pitino, the first coach to bring teams from three different schools to the Final Four, success isn’t about shortcuts.
The updated fourth edition of Successful Coaching offers students as well as new and veteran coaches a comprehensive guide to every aspect of coaching.
New York Times best-selling author Dr. John C. Maxwell has a message for you, and for today's corporate culture fixated on talent above all else: TALENT IS NEVER ENOUGH.
The Talent Code – Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How. Daniel Coyle. In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, businesspeople—and everyone else—with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.
A bestselling business title on how to unlock the potential of people by applying the techniques of coaching. Coaching is the key to realising the potential of your employees, your organisation and yourself.
Designed for both athletes and coaches of all sports, this one of a kind Team Captain’s Manual details a proven 10 week leadership development program to build effective team leaders.
In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly society.
The legendary coach talks about his life, his players, and his winning philosophies in this bestselling autobiography.
Bill Bradley, a New York Knick pro-basketball player in the '60s and '70s and a United States Senator from New Jersey from 1982 until 2000 (among his many other accomplishments) writes here about his love of basketball.
Every year, more than 3.5 million children under age fifteen require medical treatment for sports injuries, nearly half of which are the result of simple overuse. Journalist Mark Hyman investigates the evolution of youth sports.
All great athletes have an almost superhuman ability to excel under incredible pressure--the 98-yard touchdown drive with no time-outs remaining; the 40-foot eagle putt at the 18th hole.
More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor of the American experience.
“ When you were born, you cried while the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die, the world cries while you rejoice.”
— Ancient Sanskrit saying
Why We Win – Great American Coaches Offer Their Strategies for Success in Sports and Life. Billy Packer with Roland Lazenby.
What makes someone a winner? In Why We Win Billy Packer interviews many of the most respected leaders in sports to find out precisely how they made it to the top of their professon.
Win Forever is about more than winning football games; it's about maximizing your potential in every aspect of your life.His words are true in any situation: "If you want to win forever, always compete."
Not only is Pat Riley one of pro basketball's winningest coaches, but his speeches before hundreds of corporations, from ARCO to AT&T to Toyota, have earned him the title of "America's Greatest Motivational Speaker."
The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life shares Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel's “Big Ten” fundamentals for success: Attitude, Discipline, Faith, Handling Adversity & Success, Excellence, Love, Toughness, Responsibility, Team, and Hope.
He's been called the best in the world at the mental game of tennis. Brad Gilbert's strokes may not be pretty, but looks aren't everything. He has beaten the Tour's biggest names -- all by playing his "ugly" game.
The Wisdom of Wooden – My Century On and Off the Court. John Wooden and Steve Jamison. The Wisdom of Wooden is John Wooden’s final book, completed just weeks before his passing in June 2010. In it he shares his most treasured memories and never-before-seen photographs.
Evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court, Wooden presents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden.
A compelling look inside the mind and powerful leadership methods of America’s coaching legend, John Wooden
The full story of one of the greatest and most colorful coaches in the history of college basketball, told here for the first time.
The best way to understand Zen is, simply, to Zen. This is what author Eugen Herrigel allows us to do by sharing his own fascinating journey toward a comprehension of this illuminating philosophy.