In line with the 50th anniversary of Title IX and reflecting this new era, comes a new book edited by volleyball coaching legend, Dr. Cecile Reynaud, and features 20 esteemed women coaches, representing 15 sports, who each contributed and examined a different coaching topic from their unique viewpoints.
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In the book, Stop Competing and Start Winning: The Business Of Coaching, Beth Launiere her co-author Leo, discuss the not often talked about techniques and tools they apply to develop a group of athletes into a championship winning team, plus more!
Ninety Percent Mental: An All-Star Player Turned Mental Skills Coach Reveals the Hidden Game of Baseball
In Ninety Percent Mental, Bob Tewksbury provides readers with a unique insight into the game of baseball. His unique to industry background as both a longtime MLB pitcher and a mental skills coach for two of baseball’s most successful franchises, the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants, give Bob a special edge when it comes to providing knowledge and education in the area.
In this exciting analysis of sport business, authors estimate the global sports market; which includes events, infrastructure, training, plus the manufacture and retail of sporting goods, to be worth around $700 billion. They attribute the market’s rapid rise in value to the entrepreneurial actions of key players in media and sport management.
Dr Nicole Detling, Mental Performance Coach to Team USA at the last three Winter Olympics co-authored this fundamental manual on mental performance with her academic and professional mentor, Dr Keith Henschen.
‘The Sports Playbook unravels the mystery of repeated success and reveals a blueprint for creating winning teams. It’s a ‘how to’ manual for establishing a winning culture and this is the crux of why we love it!
‘Who Moved My Cheese’ is the most essential book written for understanding and navigating personal change. The book uses characters each of us will either identify in ourselves or people we know to explore the different approaches and emotions experienced when dealing with impending change. The characters used show how change can be embraced in a positive way or not and the impact of either approach on one’s long term success. This book has been used for every change management program within the corporate world for decades and will continue to be a foundational book on how to better manage personal change.
‘Our Iceberg is Melting’ has become a foundational book for many leadership and change management programs around the world. The book is based on John Kotter’s ‘8 Step Change Process’ and deals with team and organizational change, as opposed to personal change. The book takes approximately 45 minutes to read and outlines how to deliver change in the most effective way. Also explored are the different ways people react to change and the various roles people play when change is being planned and is occurring. The use of characters helps us to clearly identify our roles and the role of other’s in the planning and implementation stages of the change process.
Beginning a lecture by explaining DISC theory may not sound exciting. But when the theory relates to how the students can find the best suited post graduate job, they tend to listen more carefully.
This was the case in Associate Professor, Dr Gonzalo Bravo’s Leadership in Sport Management class at West Virginia University.