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Library

Resource List of Books and Films

Sport/Performance Psychology Resource List for Athletes, Performing Artists and Parents (December 2010)


Pressure Points Newsletter

Download Pressure Points: Vol. 1(1) Winter/Spring 2006 – Facing Fears

Download Pressure Points: Vol. 1(2) Summer 2006 – 4 Tips to Better Balance

DownloadPressure Points: Vol. 2(1) Fall/Winter 2007 – 4 Keys for Focus and Concentration

DownloadPressure Points: Special Issue USACK Olympic Trials – Spring 2008

DownloadPressure Points: Vol. 3(3) Fall/Winter 2008 – Make the Olympics a Family Affair

DownloadPressure Points: Vol. 4(1) Summer 2009 – Long Lasting Change at Last

DownloadPressure Points: Vol. 5(1) Summer 2012 – Handle Pressure Like an Olympian – Part One

DownloadPressure Points: Vol. 5(2) Summer 2012 – Handle Pressure Like an Olympian – Part Two

 


Forsyth Medical Center – Fleet Feet Series

Goal Getting Overview –  Thinking in stages for long-lasting change; tips for dealing with discomfort

Effective Goal Getting – Video of presentation at Forsyth Medical Center on 11/1/11

Long Lasting Change at Last – Article from Pressure Points newsletter on the stages of change

Staying the Course – Moving from “Action” to “Maintenance”; Making a lifestyle change and building a support system

Target To Stay The Course (TTSTC) – Tool for identifying all the pieces necessary for a lifestyle change and setting realistic “baby steps” to stay on target for making that change a reality

Effective Communication – Guidelines for having conversations with important people in your life as you build support for your changing lifestyle


Articles

Many of these articles originally appeared in Inside Triathlon. All are copywrited by Get Your Head in the Game and are not for reprint or distribution without written permission by Dr. Charlie Brown.  The target audiences for these articles were runners, cyclists and swimmers, but the key principles can be applied to all walks of life. These concepts can be translated and used by beginners as well as masters of a particular domain (business, performing art, sport, etc.). Go ahead and take a look…

Key Mental Skills

Goal setting “If You Don’t Know Where You’re Going, You Probably Will Never Get There”
Hope
“The Single Best Predictor of Performance”
Pre-competition mental preparation “Your Personal Recipe for Success”
Refocusing with relaxation “Dealing with Catastrophe: After the fall”

Relationships

Helping your partner start exercising “Thinking in Stages Helps a Person Get Started”
Power struggles “Widen the ‘Lens’ to Avoid power Struggles”
Communication “Working Out the Workout: Six Keys to Better Communication”

Health

Overtraining “Banishing ‘Never Enough'”
Recovering from Injury “Recovering from Injury”

Parenting Athletes

Being an Olympic-Caliber Sport Parent:  Parent Behavior Checklist

Sport/Performance Psychology Resource List for Athletes, Performing Artists and Parents (December 2010)

Contextual Intelligence / Special Populations

(Please note that if you have any difficulty with the formatting of these documents, email and I will be happy to send you the document as a Word file)

Surgeons “The ‘Cutting Edge’: Performance Psychology with Surgeons”
Contextual Intelligence: the Key to Consulting Success
Contextual Intelligence: 10 Key Questions for Consulting Success
Contextual Intelligence: 10 Key Questions for Consulting Success (PDF)
Context Analysis Worksheet
Context Analysis Worksheet Example

Taking Inventory: Are You Ready for Performance Consulting? This is from the program presented at the 2003 AAASP Convention, a checklist of skills that an effective consultant should have. You may find it particularly helpful if you are teaching a class in applied practice and/or consulting.