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Once you seperate the US sports 'war-stories'...
on 29 February 2012
Like at least one other reviewer I am not big on US sports - indeed I'm not big on ANY sports, having bought this for other reasons.
Consequently I found myself flipping past the references to the Cardinals and the other 'When I was training so and so...' and 'Thingymajob came to me with a real problem...' stories end picking out the techniques and other practical information; often in small highlighted boxes.
Although the technique headlines are well-known, (centred-breathing, visualisation etc), the value for me was in the explaination of how to do it in small managable chunks. The activities on things such as goal-setting are of course sports-based but are easily transferable to other settings and situations.
Overall, I would have prefered less of the author's trumpet-blowing, but then this is an American book afterall!
The final proof will be if I can be tough enough to continue the exercises for a month or so, so that they can become part of my natural behaviour.
If that happens it will be money well spent!