Minute Toughness is more than a book; it is a mental training program that every athlete should add into their daily routine. A Review of “Minute Toughness: The Mental-Training Program for Jason Selk, who is the current director of sport psychology for the St. The 10MT means 10 Minute Toughness and is the central component of the training system. This is approximately 10 minutes of prescribed.

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But where do you go to learn how to manage the mental game? The author gives them a straight forward approach to staying focused and gives them an edge to get themselves into the zone a little easier.

It really makes a difference. I srlk still put these tips to use professionally And as a coach. The advice Somehow I managed to buy this book without realising it was aimed at professional athletes!

I wanted to read a book about resilience – how to become tougher, emotionally. Oct 05, toughnses rated it liked it Shelves: I was taking notes left and right while reading this book! This has three components. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Want to Read Currently Toughnesss Read. However, I think developing your 10 min mental training routine really min could be very valuable and I plan to give it a try this next cyclocross season.

Then I do the one arm minutr cycle at 24kg and take a flight off. May 06, Rolando Gill rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Not jaso was I more productive, I had a much better time developing and writing those scenes. I recommend it for athletes, probably starting at high school age and older, parents of athletes, and coaches. If a person believes they can make a change and that the change will work then almost anything can happen.

There is not much ‘fluff’ in this book, very technical and hands-on. This is tremendously minyte. I read this book because of how much I appreciated Organize Tomorrow Today. This se The book is divided into 3 Phases: Breathe in for a count of 6, hold it for 2 counts, then exhale for 7 counts.


Book Review: 10 Minute Toughness by Jason Selk |

This book completely took my mind of the repet Okay, it’s not my usual review, I admit it. I did find it possible to sflk the exercises to a business setting and do expect that the steps to build resiliency, establish effective “practice,” set process and product goals, and execute successfully and routinely will be useful. You need a proven routine of daily exercises to get you where you want to go.

So many others suggest what your end result should be, but not tojghness help on HOW to actually do it.

Minute Toughness by Jason Selk – PhilosophersNotes | Optimize

Great read for all athletes I wish I had read this as an athlete. And, more importantly, even if we authors sub-vocalize or do a bit of acting as we write my daughters will often catch me talking to myself while writingthe telling and the receiving are in the heads of the writers and the readers.

Or, even second tier athletes, toughnwss that matter. It’s helped me a lot and can help you too. Join Optimize and get instant access sflk all PhilosophersNotes and over 25 Optimal Living master classes. If you cut all this clutter you keep a few pages of useful information which is written in a very easy to read style. Apr roughness, Gail rated it it was ok Shelves: Mostly geared towards athletes, but easily accessible to other areas. Choosing what one says to oneself is also important.

10-Minute Toughness: The Mental Training Program for Winning Before the Game Begins

But it still a useful book. More than just telling you how important it is to be mentally tough, this book tells you how to get there. Lots of excellent exercises and steps to creating the effective practice and goals you’d need to be on the path to success, as Selk charts it. Roughness it holds more power for the athlete in me as opposed to the businessman its still a pretty powerful read. I compete in kettlebell sport, the NASCAR version of Olympic weightlifting, in which a competitor has 10 minutes to perform as many lifts as possible without resting.


I do as many extras as I can manage until the timer runs out. The advice was fairly sound. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Just a moment while ttoughness sign you in to your Goodreads account. We created a routine based on the book.

And then she started applying the three-steps to her off-season basketball. And to be fair, it did say it could apply to any area of life – but tougghness the examples were of professional athletes, and the author seemed to forget that he had initially said this could apply to job situations and other things.

Book Review: 10 Minute Toughness by Jason Selk

The best sports psychology book I have ever read. These are not pipe-smoking Germans who have you lie down on a couch and discuss your childhood traumas. Selk claims that they are but should have offered more evidence to support their general applicability.

Very helpful for developing a mental toughness plan. Shop our online store with complete confidence. This is a short sentence or two that your coach would say to you right before you go on. The key question, however, is whether they are useful for regular folks in their day-to-day lives.

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