BECOMING A PSYCHOLOGICALLY
By DOUGLAS JOWDY PhD
Athletes train countless hours to become physically skilled. Why don’t we devote the same effort to becoming psychologically skilled? In this groundbreaking book, sport psychologist Douglas Jowdy, PhD shares his philosophy about sport and his methods for developing “psychological muscle memory.” Athletes at all skill levels, coaches, and parents of athletes will find inspiration and practical advice based on Dr. Jowdy’s 35 years of experience. Whether your goal is to win a championship, break a personal record, or simply have more fun playing your sport—expect to surprise yourself.
PRAISE FOR THE GOLD MEDAL MIND
“Among the many things I love about this book is that it shares Doug’s unique voice. Doug is creative, brilliant, warm, and insightful, and reading his book is like getting a session with one of the best sport psychologists in the world. Practical, motivating, and inspiring, this book should help any athlete interested in sport psychology. Highly recommended.”
—Sean McCann, Senior Sport Psychologist,
US Olympic Committee