Read In Pursuit of Excellence book reviews & author details and more at Terry Orlick is a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. “This book is for those who are not satisfied with good enough. I have known Terry for over 20 years, and his insights have provided me with the guidance I need. In this third edition, Orlick explains how to focus one’s commitment, overcome obstacles to excellence, and achieve greater personal and professional.

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Rxcellence, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In Pursuit of Excellence offers a prescriptive and practical means of gaining a competitive edge on or off the field through mental training.

Athletes, coaches, and professionals will develop a positive outlook and focused commitment, overcome obstacles, improve performance, and achieve higher-quality living. In this recent edition of “In Pursuit of Execllence”, Dr.

In Pursuit of Excellence-5th Edition – Terry Orlick

Terry Orlick presents his formula for just that – pursuit of excellence. He relies heavily on his experience with world class athletic Becoming the best that you excellenfe be and helping others to be the best that they can be is the theme throughout this interesting book. Discovering excellence, focusing for excellence, creating excellence He obtained his PhD in the psychology of sport and physical activity from the University of Alberta in He is one of the world’s leading authorities on the psychology of excellence and quality living and has worked with some of the world’s top performers.


His research has focused on enhancing the quality of life and quality of performance with children and high-level performers in a variety of disciplines.

Orlick has worked with thousands of Olympic and professional athletes and coaches; corporate leaders; astronauts; surgeons; top classical musicians; dancers, opera singers, and other performing artists; mission control professionals; and many others engaged in high-stress performance missions. Former president of the International Society for Mental Training and Excellence, Orlick has authored 30 highly acclaimed books, has published hundreds of articles in a variety of professional journals, and is founder of the Journal of ExcellencePositive Living Skills, and the Zone of Excellence.

He holds distinguished service awards from numerous Olympic and education associations as well as certificates of merit from governments, universities, sport organizations, and schools for distinguished service to the community. He has given lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world.

Orlick lives with his family at Meech Lake, Quebec. Account Options Sign in. Athletes, coaches, and professionals will develop a positive outlook and focused commitment, overcome obstacles, improve performance, and achieve higher-quality My library Help Advanced Book Search.


In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training

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