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Wrestling tough

This title, aimed at wrestlers and wrestling coaches, examines the key psychological skills and techniques required for success in wrestling. Looks at the link between mental and physical fitness, and the art of preparation for competition. Explains the ways in which mental approaches have been used throughout top professional careers in the sport.
Print Book, English, ©2005
Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL, ©2005
xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780736056373, 0736056378
Fundamental steps to wrestling tough
Choosing to wrestle
Understanding toughness
Building confidence
Dedicating and committing to goals
Gaining desire and discipline
Adding intensity and effort
Achieving the right mindset
Getting in the zone
Paying the price
Dealing with adversity
The essence of wrestling tough
The link between mental and physical toughness
The art of preparation
The spirit for competition
The roles of underdog and favorite
The will to win
The power of heart
The attacking mindset
The ultimate mental wrestler
Thebalance between wrestling and life
The enduring lessons of wrestling