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Mental Training

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Mental Training Inc.

Stone Tower
13760 Noel Rd.
Suite 330 (3rd Floor)
Dallas, Texas USA 75240

E-mail: info@mentaltraininginc.com
Telephone: Toll-Free: (877) 744-5365
Fax: FAX: (214) 380-4885
http://www.mentaltraininginc.com

Sessions by Appointment Only.
Mental Training
Mental Training
Advantages:
Able to control emotions easily
Easily eliminate negative thoughts
Promotes creative thinking
Mental Training
: The process of strengthening the brain to perform well, maintain concentration, and manage emotions
Additional Help
By Anna Perrault and Katie Hatch
Veracchia, Cook, and McGuire. 1996.
Advantages and Disadvantages
of Being Mentally Strong and Stable
Local Article
Veracchia, Cook, and McGuire. 1996.
Table of Contents
Title...........................1-2
Table of Contents........3
Audience Questions....................4
Definition.....................5
Advantages and Disadvantages.............6
General Information.............7-12
Additional Help...........................13
Repeat Audience Questions..................14
Survey.......................15
References................16
Audience Questions
Definition
References
Skills Achieved After Being Mentally Trained
Chaline, Eric. Martial Arts for Athletic Conditioning. Broomall, PA: Mason Crest, 2003. Print.

Chaline, Eric. Volleyball Sports Injuries: How to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat. Broomall, PA: Mason Crest, 2004. Print.

Jackson, Nell C. Track and Field for Girls and Women. University of Illinois: Burgess, 1968. Print.

Lobby, Mackenzie. "Team USA Minnesota's Mental Training Techniques." Runners World 10 Nov. 2008: n. pag. Web. 8 Apr. 2014.

Phillips, Bill, and Michael D'Orso. Body For Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength. USA, New York, New York: Harper Collins, 1999. Print.

Roizen, Michael F., and Mehmet C. Oz. "Olympian Tricks: To Tune up Your Body,take a Lesson from to Athletes." Success Feb. 2014: 20. Student Resources in Context. Web. 8 Apr. 2014. <http://www.successmagazine.com/>.

Turner, Lisa. "Energy Up." Better Nutrition n.d.: n. pag. Rpt. in Elm. Vol. 76. N.p.: n.p., n.d. 44-50. Ser. 3. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.

Vernacchia, Ralph, Rick McGuire, and David Cook. Coaching Mental Excellence. Portola Valley, California: Warde, 1996. Print.
Better attitude
Higher self esteem
Manageable anxiety
Able to maintain concentration
Effectively deal with difficult situations
Autogenic Training
controls and regulates autonomic responses
encourages creative thinking
Type of training that concentrates on autonomic
(unconscious or involuntary) responses and mental states
Lay on a comfortable, flat surface and imagine muscles and body getting heavier
Vernacchia, McGuire, and Cook. 1996.
Vernacchia, McGuire, and Cook. 1996.
Recognize negative thinking and replace it with positive thoughts. You can also physically interrupt negative thoughts if need be.
Relaxation Training
Physical or mental state that allows you to do more than is possible at a conscious state.
Remove muscle tension
Reduce insomnia
Help muscle coordination
Vernacchia, McGuire, and Cook. 1996.
Ways to Relax
Some examples:
Music
Deep breathing
Close eyes and focus
Methods used to relax can vary from person to person.
Chaline, Crest; 2004.
Tips and Tricks
Didn't do well in your competition?
Don't beat yourself up
Think of ways to improve next time
Keep a positive attitude
Encourage yourself
Keep practicing
Chaline, Crest; 2004.
Kick Start Your Brain
Stay hydrated
About 1% of mildly dehydrated women experienced loss of focus, bad moods, and were more tired than women who were hydrated
64 ounces of water a day is optimal
Exercise your brain
Dancing
Quizzes (vocabulary, math, ect.)
Reading one non-fiction book per day
Turner; 2014.
Audience Questions
Support Your Training
Adopt a healthy diet
Sleep 8-10 hours a night
Surround yourself with positive people for support
Stay in good physical shape
Create a daily workout habit
"Everyday is a game day" -Mark Verstegen
Summary
Local Article Continued...
Reflection
Definition:
Disadvantages
Reduced muscle coordination
Higher insomnia rates (less sleep)
Bad attitudes that can lead to failure
Start off by involving yourself in a positive community because it helps with your mental training to be positive and having people people cheer you on. Second, make a team goal so that you have something to focus on instead of thinking about other things. Ideas for goals can be found in stories of people doing really well in their sport or activity, so then you should picture yourself doing amazing and use it for training. "You're never going to get the most out of your body unless you engage your mind" - Dennis Barker. You need to accept yourself as the athlete you want to be or you might not achieve what you really want to get out of what you're doing. It is very important to be positive. Sometimes this can be difficult but it helps a lot! When you feel like your going to fail, always find something you can believe in yourself for. Even if it is small, that's the best thing you can do. Be your own cheerleader. Also know that at a competition, things might not go your way, but you can come up with approaches ahead of time so you won't be surprised.
Benefits:
How To:
Definition:
How To:
Benefits:
We think that a community is very important because you don't want to be hanging out with people who bring you down and don't support you.
Roizen; 2014
Lobby; 2008.
1) An advantage of being mentally trained, is being able to easily control what?
We think that staying positive encourages yourself to do better and helps you set goals, plus it helps to push yourself more.
2) What are the two types of mental training?
3) How many ounces of water a day does the average woman need a day?
5) How many hours of sleep does the average person need per day?
We think that finding little things to encourage yourself, does wonders. They will inspire you to do better and push harder in competitions.
4) What is one way to exercise your brain?
When you are at competition and things aren't going your way, keep encouraging yourself and don't let it get you down. This will prevent you from becoming nervous, tensing up, and not being able to perform at your best.
1) An advantage of being mentally trained, is being able to easily control what?
2) What are the two types of mental training?
3) How many ounces of water a day do women need a day?
4) What is one way to exercise your brain?
5) How many hours of sleep does the average person need per day?
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http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2010/03/10/the-physics-of-an-inclined-tre/
http://www.swimschoolnation.com/abcs-of-mental-training/
Anna Perrault and Katie Hatch
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