Read In Pursuit of Excellence book reviews & author details and more at Terry Orlick is a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. “This book is for those who are not satisfied with good enough. I have known Terry for over 20 years, and his insights have provided me with the guidance I need. In this third edition, Orlick explains how to focus one’s commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence, and achieve greater personal and professional.

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Terry Orlick, PhD, is a world-renowned leader in the applied field of sport psychology, mental training, and excellence. This quote is just one of many that makes you strive for excellence by helping to train your mind, by mentally training you to become great in sports and in everyday life. He’s an accomplished Sports Psychologist and travels all over the world to work with athletes and olympians etc We also have some of his CD’s lying around the fencing center I was really into this book.

He holds distinguished service awards from numerous Olympic and education associations as well as certificates of merit from governments, universities, sport organizations, and schools for distinguished service to the community.

Focus for Excellence Chapter 4. He has given lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world. At the beginning my times were around minutes. How to cope with overload.

His research has focused on enhancing the quality of life and quality of performance with children and high-level performers in a variety of disciplines. It was really great, not just for sports, but for any kind of mental training. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on the psychology of excellence and quality living and has worked with some of the world’s top performers. Diane Schneider rated it liked it Oct 11, So everyday after school right when i came home i just went outside and worked on my shot for two hours everyday and got back into being the type of shooter that i used to be.


This book i believe doesnt only make athletes improve but allows other types of people to improve as well and involves some lif lessons that anybody can relate to and learn off of. Published January 1st by Human Kinetics Publishers.

Exactly what it says on the cover. Journal of Sport Management.

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His approach to psychology in sport didn’t help me and he seemed so wordy. Content of the book also covers self imagery and distraction external or internal.

He exceloence distinguished service awards from numerous Olympic and education associations, as well as certificates of merit from governments, universities, sport organizations, and schools for distinguished service to the community. He has given lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world. Fostering Team Harmony One of the most satisfying experiences in sport or any other domain is being a member of a team that gets along well and works as a cohesive, collaborative unit.

I really didn’t like this book at all. Otherwise, it is just something that happens during your day, lursuit, or life. In Pursuit of Excellence-5th Edition. And now everytime im doing bad at something or im feeling down i just think back to when this happened and how i got through it. Once you have reset your password, you can access your courses on the “My Courses” page here: You can choose to feel stressed about it or choose to not feel stressed about it.


Jul 28, Grace rated it liked it. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Lists with This Book. The author had also been involved in fencing and I’ve met and know some of the athletes and coaches that he mentioned in the book which was rather exciting, seeing as fencing is never mentioned in anything.

Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. If you struggle sometimes with finding you or keeping your focus on something – the strategies work well.

After you enter your keycode you can access your digital products on the “My E-Products” page here: Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation. Ellie McPherson rated it really liked it Jul 18, True testament to how good this book is.

Choice of Excellence Chapter 2. Above all the book provides you with The author reritorates the need for positivity within preformance and gives the reader a chance of self evaluation.

Find a sales representative. You can be whoever you want to be. Apr 10, Joe Dawson rated it liked it. Personally, I pjrsuit this book. Are you an existing customer?

In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training

Physiology of Sport and Exercise. I’m sure it will help with my own focus in forms of training i’m enduring. He obtained his PhD in orlikc psychology of sport and physical activity from the University of Alberta in