The Mental Preparation of Fencers and Others: Awareness-Based Concentrative Analysis and Mind Fitness Training

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SKA SwordPlay Books, Jul 12, 2013 - Fencing - 239 pages
Become a fencer -- become an athlete -- who doesn't need to be coached from the sidelines. Train your fencer to be that independent person. This groundbreaking book combines sport psychology, neuroscience, and Dr. Kogler's five decade of success as a fencing coach. It extends the insights of One Touch at a Time to create a fencer who is master of his own mind and head coach of himself.

About the author (2013)

Aladar A. Kogler, Ph.D. is the director of the Sports Psychology Research Laboratory, established by the US Olympic Committee at Columbia University. He is a former National Coach both of Czechoslovakia and the United States, as well as former cohead coach at Columbia. Dr. Kogler is a member of the US Fencing Hall of Fame. Two of his students became Olympic Silver Medalists, four became Senior World Championships medalists. He has also a World University Games champion, numerous World Cup winners and finalists, and national and collegiate champions. He has been an Olympic coach seven times, and he is a member of the US Fencing Hall of Fame.

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