This two-cassette programme aims to help athletes develop the mental skills needed for peak performance in sports. The author explains the importance of mental skills and then guides listeners through a series of relaxation and imagery exercises designed to cultivate their inner resources for maximizing their mind/body connection and performance. In Part I the author explains how to control anxiety through relaxation and stress-management techniques. Part II teachers listeners how to mobilize their inner mental resources to better manage pain and more effectively recover from injury. Part III explains how athletes can always perform at their best by controlling their thoughts to the task at hand, maximizing their motivation and remaining confident as they perform.
Techniques for mobilizing inner resources to the fullest.
From the back cover of INNER SPORTS:
Inner Sports is an easy-to-use program that will help you develop the mental skills necessary for peak performance. It will explain how to develop and practice mental skills such as relaxation and mental imagery to reduce stress, enhance confidence and motivation, recover more effectively from injury and illness, manage pain, and achieve peak performance and well-being.
Sport Psychologist Dr. Lydia Ievleva guides you step-by-step through a series of relaxation and imagery exercises. You'll learn how to cultivate your inner mental resources and maximize your mind/body connection, so you can perform and feel your best in any situation.
Lydia Ievleva is a registered sport and health psychologist whose practice has spanned three countries over ten years, beginning in Canada and the U.S., and currently in Sydney, Australia. She has consulted with hundreds of athletes, from developmental and collegiate to world-class, Olympic, and professional athletes. Dr. Ievleva also conducts stress management and peak performance seminars for clients in the corporate sector.
Music on Inner Sports is composed and performed by Lee Stillwell, a composer, musician, graphic artist, and computer animator living in Tallahassee, Florida.
Tape 1: Introduction; Relaxation for Peak Performance and Wellness; Inner Massage Circuit; Mental Skills Applied to Recovery From Injury or Illness; Inner Healing
Tape 2: Mental Imagery for Peak Performance; Peak Performance Recall; Inner Peak Performance