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Toughness Quotes

"A threefold cord is not quickly broken."

“Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.” Greta Garbo

“Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.” Alex Karras

"Good work habits help develop an internal toughness and a self-confident attitude that will sustain you through every adversity and temporary discouragement.” Paul J. Fleyer

"Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.” Bill Russell

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Toughness Definition: Strong and durable; not easilly damaged.

Etymology of 'Toughness'
Old English toh "strong and firm in texture, tenacious, sticky," from Proto-Germanic tanhu.

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Toughness"
"Perfect Toughness is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Tough now"
"Accept Toughness"
"Trust in your Toughness"
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Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court
by Jay BilasSearch for Jay Bilas
$1.97 new/used

If anyone knows tough, it?s Jay Bilas. A four-year starter at Duke, he learned a strong work ethic under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. After playing professionally overseas, he returned to Duke, where he served as Krzyzewski?s assistant coach for three seasons, helping to guide the Blue Devils to two national championships. He has since become one of basketball?s most recognizable faces through his insightful analysis on ESPN?s SportsCenter and College GameDay.

Through his ups and downs on and off the court, Bilas learned the true meaning of toughness from coaches, teammates, and colleagues. Now, in Toughness, he examines this misunderstood?yet vital?attribute and how it contributes to winning in sports and in life. Featuring never-before-heard stories and personal philosophies on toughness from top players and coaches, including Coach K, Bob Knight, Grant Hill, Mia Hamm, Jon Gruden, Tom Izzo, Roy Williams, Bill Self, Curtis Strange, and many others?Bilas redefines what it takes to succeed.
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NO FEAR: A Simple Guide to Mental Toughness
by Dr. Rob BellSearch for Dr. Rob Bell

Mental toughness is simple?it is just not easy. We will face adversity and pressure moments. We are preparing for the hinge?the one moment, person, or event that will make the difference in our lives and it only takes one. However, fear can be crippling, and it is the biggest obstacle to mental toughness. Everything we want is on the other side of that fear.
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Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable
by Tim S. GroverSearch for Tim S. Grover
$6.58 new/used

For more than two decades, legendary trainer Tim Grover has taken the greats?Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, and dozens more?and made them greater. Now, for the first time in paperback, he reveals what it takes to get those results, showing you how to be relentless and achieve whatever you desire.

Fore more than two decades, legendary trainer Tim Grover has taken the greats?Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, and dozens more?and made them greater. Now, for the first time ever, he reveals what it takes to get those results, showing you how to be relentless and achieve whatever you desire.

Direct, blunt, and brutally honest, Grover breaks down what it takes to be unstoppable: you keep going when everyone else is giving up, you thrive under pressure, you never let your emotions make you weak. In ?The Relentless 13,? he details the essential traits shared by the most intense competitors and achievers in sports, business, and all walks of life. Relentless shows you how to trust your instincts and get in the Zone; how to control and adapt to any situation; how to find your opponent?s weakness and attack. Grover gives you the same advice he gives his world-class clients??don?t think??and shows you that anything is possible. Packed with previously untold stories and unparalleled insight into the psyches of the most successful and accomplished athletes of our time, Relentless shows you how even the best get better . . . and how you can too.
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10-Minute Toughness: The Mental Training Program for Winning Before the Game Begins
by Jason SelkSearch for Jason Selk
$10.33 new/used

?10-Minute Toughness is a solid mental training program. In fact I feel it is the best of its kind. . . . [It's] what the title says: ten minutes a day that connects your talents and abilities to the outcome you're seeking. As a retired NFL player looking forward, I can see as many applications for the toughness Jason Selk's program brought out of me in the business world as there were on the football field.?
--Jeff Wilkins, Former NFL Pro Bowl Kicker

?The mental side of the game is extremely important. 10-Minute Toughness helps the players develop the mental toughness needed for success; it really makes a difference.?
--Walt Jocketty, General Manager of the 2006 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals

?Jason Selk has spent a tremendous amount of time and energy developing effective mental-training programs and coaches workshops. He is truly committed to helping individuals and teams to perform at their very best, when it really counts.?
--Peter Vidmar, Olympic Gold Medalist

Mental training is a must for high performance both on the field and off. But simply hoping for mental toughness isn't going to build any mind muscles. You need a proven routine of daily exercises to get you where you want to go. 10-Minute Toughness is your personal coach for boosting brainpower and achieving a competitive edge in whatever game you play. With quickness and ease, you'll learn how to master your own mind and psych out your opponents using personalized techniques from one of America's most successful sport psychology consultants. Like no other program available, the 10-Minute Toughness (10-MT) routine gets you ready for the competition in just ten minutes a day.

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The Ultimate Mental Toughness Training Exercises: A Mind of Steel; How to develop an Unbeatable Mind to Succeed at an Elite Level
by Dr. Michael SmithSearch for Dr. Michael Smith

Discover: The Ultimate Mental Toughness Training Exercises: A Mind of Steel; How to Develop an Unbeatable Mind to Succeed at an Elite Level.

An untrained mind is weak, hence it is easier to adopt laziness over good working habits!

Inside this book is your guide to building the toughest mind to edge over your competitors and become the ultimate champion!

A limited amount of copies are available at a reduced price. To benefit from this exclusive offer try to download now.

Whether you are an athlete, executive, military personnel or professional in some other field, building a tough mind is an essential criterion to succeed at an elite level. To be the best, we cannot only rely on our knowledge and skill sets. Along with these, we need to build a set of psychological attributes that keep our mind focused, alert and able to deal with adverse circumstances. In other words, we need to build an unbeatable mind to combat all the challenges thrown at us by the world.

Mental toughness is an acquired ability that can be developed by anybody. This book is a unique approach to mental toughness because it recognises that the basic aspects of mental toughness are same regardless of the field. Unlike other books in the market, it is not field specific when it comes to outlining mental toughness training and exercises.It classifies 8 psychological attributes that are the characteristics of every tough mind; and gives a set of tried and tested ways of developing each of these attributes.

Adopting this idea of mental toughness, this book will give you:

  • A basic but thorough knowledge of all aspects of mental toughness; definitions by various researchers, terms that are intrinsically related to this quality, studies and surveys to show the attributes of a tough mind and how it contributes to success.
  • A detailed analysis of the psychological and cognitive qualities that together constitute mental toughness.
  • A collection of easy-to-implement, step-by-step exercises for building each of the constituent attributes which have been testified as effective by leadership experts and psychological researchers worldwide.
  • An FAQ section that answers all your additional questions about mental toughness
  • A Notes and Bibliography section that gives you a long list of books and sources consulted, so that you could peruse them yourself and gain a more comprehensive idea of mental toughness.

So if you?re a budding competitor looking for motivational tactics, a professional wanting to branch out and achieve greater success or just anybody who realises the value of the disciplined mind and wants to build one; this book would be a good one to start with. It is an all-in-one guide that will remain your companion for life!

Take you first step to building a mind of steel by downloading now.
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Mental Toughness: The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Athletic Performance, Training Mental Toughness, and Overall Life Success: How to Score Mental Toughness ... Sports, Life, Mind, Secrets for Success)
by Alexander CamposSearch for Alexander Campos

Mental toughness is that little voice at the back of your head that tells you to keep pushing on, even when the odds aren?t in your favor.

Mentally tough people are resilient, strong, and in control of their emotions. They do not fear to fail and view failure as a learning experience rather than a predicament. The mentally tough athlete, entrepreneur or professional doesn?t give up. He or she has learnt to harness their self-confidence, self-assurance, mental strength and focus to ride the success wave. Mental toughness is the one key quality that the most successful people in business, politics, music and a lot of other fields leverage today.

This book covers all aspects of training mental toughness for athletes. You learn how to strengthen your mental toughness regardless of your circumstances. When you harness a sharp mental edge, you can tilt the scales to be in your favor. Studies have established that in a competition between a talented athlete vs. a motivated athlete, the motivated athlete is more likely to win. Business people who are mentally tough make better decisions, adapt to evolving business environments, and ultimately reach their goals. Challenges don't sway a person who's mentally tough; he overcomes them. He is happier and more content with life. Indeed, mental toughness is one of those essential skills everyone ought to have - especially since life is always throwing obstacles your way.

This book is the success manual you should have read yesterday. It applies to sports, business, and life. Get started today and win your life battles where they?re won or lost ? in the mind!
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Invincible: Mental Toughness Techniques for Peak Performance
by Sammy FrancoSearch for Sammy Franco
$12.99 new/used

Invincible is a treasure trove of battle-tested techniques and strategies for improving mental toughness in all aspects of life. It teaches you how to unlock the true power of your mind and achieve success in sports, fitness, high-risk professions, self-defense, and other peak performance activities. However, you don?t have to be an athlete or warrior to benefit from this unique mental toughness book. In fact, the mental skills featured in this indispensable program can be used by anyone who wants to reach their full potential in life.

Invincible is a life-changing book packed with practical and proven techniques for mastering both your mind and your life! Unlike other mental toughness books, it doesn't bog you down with dry theories, mind-numbing case studies, confusing jargon or pointless anecdotal stories. Instead, it's written in simple, easily understood language, so you can quickly learn and apply the mental skills and achieve personal success.

In this step-by-step program, world-renowned self-defense expert, Sammy Franco takes his 30+ years of research, training and teaching and gives you quick, easy and practical skills to master mental toughness and achieve new levels of personal and professional success. In fact, these are the very same techniques that have helped thousands of Franco?s students excel and achieve their personal goals.

  • Learn how to acquire the ideal mindset for peak performance
  • Learn how to confront, perform and prevail from extreme adversity
  • Maximize your performance with the complete mental toughness package
  • Learn how to achieve more success with less energy
  • Become a more confident and self-disciplined person
  • Learn how to develop laser-beam focus and concentration
  • Manage and control fear during stressful performance situations
  • Learn how to become more assertive and aggressive 
  • Overcome major obstacles and personal setbacks
  • Eliminate anxiety and negative thinking patterns during critical performance events
  • Pursue your goals and dreams with a renewed sense of energy and motivation
  • Overcome procrastination and inaction 
  • Learn how to create and personalize your own mental toughness program
  • And much more 

In this comprehensive mental toughness guide, you?ll also learn step-by-step strategies for dealing with the debilitating fear and anxiety often associated with high-performance situations. Invincible gives you the mental body armor necessary to cope, perform and prevail from all forms of extreme adversity. By studying and practicing the exercises in this book, you will feel a renewed sense of empowerment, enabling you to live life with greater self-confidence and personal freedom.


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Executive Toughness: The Mental-Training Program to Increase Your Leadership Performance
by Jason SelkSearch for Jason Selk
$11.39 new/used

Take your professional game to the next level?in 100 seconds o r less!

People with inborn talent may be good at what they do?but only the mentally tough reach the highest plateaus in their field. And here?s the best news of all: mental toughness is something anyone can learn.

Director of mental training for the St. Louis Cardinals and a top-tier executive coach, Dr. Jason Selk knows everything there is to know about developing the mental toughness required for achieving any goal you set for yourself. In fact, the techniques he outlines in this book are the same ones he used to help the Cardinals defeat the heavily favored Detroit Tigers in the 2006 World Series.

Inspired on the vision of legendary basketball coach John Wooden, Selk?s program is as simple as it is effective. But that doesn?t mean it?s easy. You have to put effort into your drive to success; it?s the only way to build up your mental ?muscles.? Selk provides hands-on daily exercises for breaking old, self-defeating patterns of behavior and replacing them with the can-do attitude and positive behavior that would make Coach Wooden proud.

Executive Toughness outlines the three fundamentals for attaining high-level success:

ACCOUNTABILITY?admit to mistakes, correct them, and, most important, learn from them
FOCUS?on your strengths, on winning, on reaching your goal . . . for only 100 seconds per day
OPTIMISM?don?t just believe you can succeed, know you can succeed

Executive Toughness takes you through the steps of making these critical behaviors part of your everyday routine. Practice your accountability, focus, and optimism, and you?ll be on the path to attaining your goals; make them part of your mental ?DNA,? and there will be no turning back?ever.

A complete regimen from a leading expert on developing the mindset for attaining goals, Executive Toughness is your workout for ultimate success in your career and in your life.

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Bring Your "A" Game: A Young Athlete's Guide to Mental Toughness
by Jennifer L. EtnierSearch for Jennifer L. Etnier
$11.31 new/used

Mental training is just as important as physical training when it comes to success in sport. And like physical fitness, mental toughness is something that can be taught and learned. Yet many young athletes have not learned the psychological skills needed to develop their best game. This book was written specifically for young athletes interested in improving their performance and reaching their potential in sport.

Bring Your "A" Game introduces key strategies for mental training, such as goal setting, pre-performance routines, confidence building, and imagery. Each of the seventeen chapters focuses on a single mental skill and offers key points and exercises designed to reinforce the concepts. The book encourages athletes to incorporate these mental skills into their daily lives and practice sessions so that they become second nature during competition.

Whether used at home by student athletes or assigned by coaches as part of team development, Bring Your "A" Game will help young performers develop a plan for success and learn to deal with the challenges of pursuing excellence in sport.

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Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court (Paperback) - Common
by by Jay Bilas and Coach KSearch for by Jay Bilas and Coach K

$4.04 new/used

Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court
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