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The pressure principle : handle stress, harness energy, and perform when it counts / Dr. Dave Alred, MBE.

By: Alred, Dave [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [London, Great Britain] : Penguin Life, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2017, ©2016.Description: 262 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780241975084Subject(s): Stress (Psychology) -- Popular works | Endurance sports | Stress management
Contents:
Anxiety -- Language -- Managing learning -- Implicit-explicit balance -- Behaviour -- Environment -- Sensory shutdown -- Thinking correctly under pressure -- Conclusion : the pressure principle.
Summary: "Pressure is a constant in all our lives. The pressure to hit a deadline, deliver a speech, cook for a dinner party. But how would life look if we could harness pressure and turn it to our advantage? Dealing with pressure is a skill just like any other. Even sports stars rely on tried-and-tested strategies when the stakes are high. For many, their success is down to one man: Dr Dave Alred MBE, widely acknowledged as one of the best coaches on the planet. A pioneer in performance psychology, he nurtured Jonny Wilkinson into rugby's most feared kicker, and has helped Premiership footballers, number one golfers and England cricketers deliver on the biggest stage. Now Dave Alred is finally ready to share his eight groundbreaking principles, distilling his life's work into this accessible, inspirational book." -- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-260).

Anxiety -- Language -- Managing learning -- Implicit-explicit balance -- Behaviour -- Environment -- Sensory shutdown -- Thinking correctly under pressure -- Conclusion : the pressure principle.

"Pressure is a constant in all our lives. The pressure to hit a deadline, deliver a speech, cook for a dinner party. But how would life look if we could harness pressure and turn it to our advantage? Dealing with pressure is a skill just like any other. Even sports stars rely on tried-and-tested strategies when the stakes are high. For many, their success is down to one man: Dr Dave Alred MBE, widely acknowledged as one of the best coaches on the planet. A pioneer in performance psychology, he nurtured Jonny Wilkinson into rugby's most feared kicker, and has helped Premiership footballers, number one golfers and England cricketers deliver on the biggest stage. Now Dave Alred is finally ready to share his eight groundbreaking principles, distilling his life's work into this accessible, inspirational book." -- Provided by publisher.

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