New Book Helps Athletes Move Past Performance Problems

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This new book introduces the concept of sports traumatic stress disorder, which the authors claim cause most significant performance problems for athletes. Sports traumas such as injuries, humiliation and failures keep athletes from achieving optimal potential. Real-life case histories back up their theories. The authors reveal their system, which they say finds and resolves the traumas athletes hold in their brain and body, allowing them to perform at their peak once treated.

Dog Ear Publishing releases "This Is Your Brain on Sports" by David Grand and Alan Goldberg.

By processing past traumas, athletes can overcome them and return to peak performance.

This book introduces the concept of sports traumatic stress disorder, which the authors claim cause most significant performance problems for athletes. Sports traumas such as injuries, humiliation and failures keep athletes from achieving optimal potential. Case histories, including New York Mets catcher Mackey Sasser and a college pitcher, offer real-world evidence of their breakthrough theories. Athletes who sustain physical and psychological injuries unconsciously accumulate them over time until they reach a critical mass, eventually forming “the invisible seeds” for repetitive performance difficulties, the authors write.

"This is Your Brain on Sports" does more than just point out the issue. The authors unveil their “Brainspotting Sports Performance System,” which they say, “quickly finds, releases and resolves the sports traumas” athletes hold in their brain and body, leading to performance anxiety and blocks. Unlike traditional sports therapy, the authors recognize that athletes are vulnerable to physical and emotional trauma – their problems are not necessarily under conscious control. Instead of treating troubled athletes with talk therapy, they use techniques that include eye position to find where the brain is holding the problem to release the trauma’s present effects. By processing past traumas, athletes can overcome them and return to peak performance.

Dr. Alan Goldberg, former sports psychology consultant for the University of Connecticut, is an international expert in applied sports psychology with more than 26 years of experience with athletes in all sports from professional to junior competitors. He wrote Sports Slump Busting and Playing Out of Your Mind. To learn more, visit http://www.competitivedge.com. Dr. David Grand, developer of the internationally acclaimed Brainspotting approach, is a performance expert, psychotherapist, writer, lecturer and humanitarian. Therapists on every continent use his Brainspotting method and BioLateral Sound. He wrote Emotional Healing at Warp Speed. To learn more, visit http://www.brainspotting.pro.

For more information, visit http://www.thisisyourbrainonsports.com

"This is Your Brain On Sports: Beating Blocks, Slumps and Performance Anxiety for Good!"
David Grand and Alan Goldberg

Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 978-160844-864-7             228 pages             $24.95 US

Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble
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