Basketball Fundamentals - Jay Mikes

Basketball Fundamentals

By Jay Mikes

  • Release Date: 1987-01-01
  • Genre: Basketball

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In Basketball FundaMENTALs: A Complete Mental Training Guide, author, Jay Mikes, introduces you to the mental fundamentals of basketball by focusing on the Three Cs of Peak Performance—Concentration, Confidence and Composure. By combining the expertise and wisdom of top coaches, star athletes, psychologists, and educators, Basketball FundaMENTALs is designed to meet the following objectives:

1. To develop your power of concentration on the court. Learn the proper focus of attention for each phase of the game—shooting, ball handling, defense, and rebounding.

2. To teach you how to relax and maintain your composure on the court. Develop habits that will help you overcome pressure, play at optimum intensity, and let your body and mind work in harmony.

3. To help you to develop the essential quality of true confidence enabling you to become a clutch performer. Learn to control your mind and body when the game is on the line.

FOREWORD by Hall of Fame Coach RAY MEYER

FIRST QUARTER: MENTAL FUNDAMENTALS
Ch 1: The Mental Revolution
Ch 2: The Three Cs of Peak Performance
Ch 3: Skill and Body Awareness
Ch 4: Developing the Master Sense

SECOND QUARTER: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS
Ch 5: Shooting Fundamentals
Ch 6: Shooting Slumps
Ch 7: Free Throw Fundamentals
Ch 8: Ball-Handling Fundamentals
Ch 9: Defensive Fundamentals
Ch 10: Rebounding Fundamentals
Ch 11: Intensity
Ch 12: Quickness

HALFTIME
Chapter 13: The Mind in Athletics and Strength Training

THIRD QUARTER: MENTAL PRACTICE
Ch 14: Suggestology and Mental Rehearsal: Easy-Chair Drills
Ch 15: Mind Games

FOURTH QUARTER: GAME FUNDAMENTALS
Ch 16: Pressure and the Emotional Elements of Sports
Ch 17: Coping with Competition: The ABCs
Ch 18: Pregame Programming and Postgame Analysis
Ch 19: Momentum
Ch 20: When the Game is on the Line

OVERTIME
Ch 21: Basketballology 101
Ch 22: The Moral Elements
Ch 23: Most Valuable Player
Ch 24: Inner Horizons

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