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Stillpower: The Inner Source of Athletic Excellence

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Garret Kramer.

''Garret Kramer has overturned much of the conventional wisdom about coaching and performance. With persuasive logic and an array of interesting stories, he shows the limits of grind-it-out willpower and the potential of insight, mindfulness, … see full wiki

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Genre: Sports
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press
2 reviews about Stillpower: The Inner Source of Athletic...
review by . August 03, 2011
'Stillpower' Frames the Athletes' Minds as Well as the Game of Life
"When we focus on a personal prize, our options narrow; when we relish the process, our options expand."--Garret Kramer, `Stillpower'      At first, I thought Garret Kramer's book `Stillpower: The Inner Source of Athletic Excellence' was so simple that a mind video popped up into my head: A soccer player is working his way to the goal in the final minutes of a championship game. The score is tied, and everyone is in position to help deflect any score he …
review by . August 16, 2011
Good advice for sports and life
Sigmund Freud revealed that a high percentage of human action is motivated by a person's subconscious. The pagan and Jewish philosophers Aristotle and Maimonides stressed that people should develop habits of behavior according to the golden mean, the middle between the extremes of avoidance and excess, so that when a situation arises they will react unconsciously in a proper manner according to their habits. The writer Ayn Rand advised other writers not to struggle over their manuscripts but …
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