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    DescriptionIt's the final frame. The score is tight. Everything hinges on your very next throw. How do you rise above the din and the distractions to take your seat at the top? The pressures of the game can make bowling one of the most mentally demanding sports around. In "Focused for Bowling," you'll discover focus cues and other attention-centering techniques that can transform your game and keep you from making careless mistakes at critical points. Learn the concepts that professionals use to keep their head in the game when everything is riding on the line."Focused for Bowling" provides proven advice to help you pick up spares more consistently, recover from and avoid slumps, and get more satisfaction from each trip to the alley. From progressive muscle-relaxation techniques to positive self-talk, "Focused for Bowling" gives you the mental edge you need to make the transition from social bowling to the competitive scene.Considered the leading authority on bowling psychology, Dean Hinitz is a regular columnist in "Bowling This Month." To pick up your game, pick up this book and see why some of the country's most elite competitors trust Hinitz to give them the advice they need for more accurate, confident, and consistent performance when the pressure is on!

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    Focused for Bowling
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dean Hinitz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 313 g
    ISBN 13: 9780736037082
    ISBN 10: 073603708X

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
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    Libri: I-SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSDP
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24490
    BIC subject category V2: WSJY
    DC21: 794.6
    DC22: 794.6
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000, SPO007000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GV903 .H56 2003
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: SCGP, SFV
    Illustrations note
    2 black & white illustrations, 22 black & white halftones
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 November 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Dean Hinitz is considered the leading authority on bowling psychology. He works with several elite competitors, including many champions in the Professional Bowling Association and the Professional Women's Bowling Association. Hinitz is also a regular guest speaker at the highly regarded International Bowling Academy Super Schools and writes a monthly column for "Bowling This Month." He is a member of the Nevada State Board of Psychological Examiners and the Nevada State Psychological Association.Hinitz received his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota and his PhD in psychology at the University of Nevada. He resides in Reno, Nevada with his wife, Amy Bay-Hinitz. He is the chief of psychology at West Hills Hospital in Reno.
    Table of contents
    Self-assessment and evaluation; Envisioning success on the lanes; Establishing a preshot routine; Staying in synch through the shot cycle; Dealing with adverse conditions; The secret to making spares; Burnout; Slump busting; Practice and training.