Performance Management and Coaching

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Opera Lives

By Linda Kitchen Illustrated by Nobby Clark

WHAT MAKES AN OPERA SINGER?

And where in the making of a performance is the identity of the singer themselves?

Linda Kitchen goes behind the scenes with prominent voices who have valuable insight about the world of opera, discussing what it means to be a performer, how they got into the profession and how who they are affects how they perform.

Illustrated with photos of the artists in places that lend meaning to their lives by renowned photographer Nobby Clark.

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In The Flow

Performance psychology for winning in canoeing and kayaking

What’s the connection between what paddlers think and feel and how they perform? How does mental preparation help performance? What do paddlers and their coaches need to do, to ensure paddlers perform at their best when it counts?


Former international paddler and now sport psychologist Jonathan Males combines his many years of experience working with successful competitors with recent research in this accessible book, designed to help paddlers and coaches understand the theory behind success and provide practical skills to improve performance.The importance of delivering the psychological fundamentals to achieve paddling success. What's the connection between what paddlers think and feel and how they perform? How does mental preparation help performance? What do paddlers and their coaches need to do, to ensure paddlers perform at their best when it counts? Former international paddler and now sport psychologist Jonathan Males combines his many years of experience working with successful competitors with recent research in this accessible book, designed to help paddlers and coaches understand the theory behind success and provide practical skills to improve performance.

Relevant for competitors in all disciplines as well as for recreational paddlers, In the Flow features chapters on self-confidence, decision-making, teamwork, whitewater paddling, competition and the joys of wilderness paddling.

To listen to a sample of the audiobook click here