Elite athletes know that there is as little as 1% difference between being the best, and being at the back of the field. Excel at Sports by Jimmy Petruzzi is a simple, concise and ground-breaking guide to NLP Neuro Linguistic Programming and other techniques that can give you that extra 1%. From professional athletes competing on the world stage, to pub league players, we all like to perform at our best. Excel at Sport is for athletes, amateurs, coaches and teachers, anyone who wants to know what it takes to be the best. The techniques in this book can be used in all aspects of life, from on the sports field to a high-pressure business meeting, from pushing yourself in the gym to making the most of family life. Everything in life is better if you tackle it head on, with a clear, focused mind and the right attitude. Excel at Sports will teach you strategies and techniques such as: * being able to create excellent states of mind at will, regardless of circumstances, * learning how to instil confidence and motivation in yourself and others, * communicating more powerfully and effectively, and * using positive language and positive instructions when coaching or teaching.