The Champion's Comeback: How Great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Re-Ignite by Jim Afremow

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The Champion's Comeback: How Great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Re-Ignite Read Online Free - Your ultimate guide to overcoming losses and injuries and achieving greatness—on and off the field.

Leading sports psychologist Jim Afremow, author of The Champion’s Mind, knows what makes good athletes great, especially when they come back to win after facing devastating injuries, tough obstacles, or seemingly insurmountable odds. Making a comeback isn’t just about raw talent or athletic ability—it’s the mental game that counts most.

In The Champion’s Comeback, he offers winning strategies for athletes of any age or skill level to get mentally psyched for competition, quickly rebound after a loss, and overcome injuries (and the fear of re-injury). Afremow explores the psychology of commitment and shows you how to develop the core confidence of repeat champions.

Featuring unique tips and advice, including guided imagery scripts, easy-to-follow mental training exercises, and motivating stories of famous “comeback” athletes, The Champion’s Comeback is the ultimate athlete’s handbook, encouraging you to not only stay in the game but also achieve greatness, no matter what.

Title : The Champion's Comeback: How Great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Re-Ignite
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ISBN : 1623366798
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Katie rated it ★★★★★

May 14, 2016

I really liked reading "The Champion's Mind" by Dr. Afremow, but I LOVE "The Champion's Comeback." I learned a lot about excellence and resilience from this entertaining read. Definitely a keeper!

Leona rated it ★★☆☆☆

January 08, 2018

I believe this was supposed to be a motivational book to keep us going. I didn't feel motivated at the end; instead, I just felt the mantras "be positive" and "don't give up" were repeated constantly but in different ways. I liked the idea of sharing athlete stories to help us see how they overco...

Donald rated it ★★★★☆

June 10, 2017

Reading "The Champion's Comeback: How Great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Re-Ignite" by Jim Afremow will help everyone who reads it develop greater mental toughness, focus and visualization skills. The author does an outstanding job discussing how great athletes and coaches overcame setbacks to...

Sammy rated it ★★★★★

February 17, 2017

A terrific follow-up to The Champion's Mind. A fun read about excellence and resilience in sports and life.

Brain rated it ★★★★★

September 03, 2016

I enthusiastically read Dr. Afremow's new book, "The Champion's Comeback." Several chapters alone are worth the price of the book, such as "Cracking the Comeback Code" (Chapter 1), "Mental Game Bounce Backs" (Chapter 4), and "The Champion's Mental Success Academy" (Chapter 7). Overall, a lot of w...

Kirk rated it ★★☆☆☆

July 14, 2016

I was somewhat disappointed with the quantity of cliches and sports-speak. A large portion of the book seemed rambling, unorganized and the thoughts of people other than the author. I did enjoy the author's application of criteria set out early in the book (7 L's) to certain historical situations...

Kari rated it ★★★★★

January 01, 2017

I find Afremow's suggestions for focus and attitude towards setbacks to be helpful in moving forward in recovery or comebacks not just in sport but in work, academics and other endeavors.

Jim rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 14, 2016

It was just OK. Not very fast moving and dry at times.

Edward rated it ★★★★☆

May 25, 2017

I found it really motivational. The stories presented were insightful, and the author took time to mention looking after yourself physically and mentally. It addresses bounce backs after injuries or serious defeats and older athletes getting back in the game. I listened to the audio, so I probably...

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