Mind Over Basketball
Coach Yourself to Handle StressBook - 2008
Tuck is stressed out. His parents are divorced, he misses his father, and he has moved to a new house and school. When he decides to try out for the basketball team, the neighborhood boys won't let him use 'their' court to practice. With so many problems, Tuck is having a hard time feeling confident and dealing with his upsets. Then Walton shows up. Taking on the role of coach, Walton teaches Tuck not only how to play better basketball, but also how to manage his anxiety and self-doubt. Soon Tuck is feeling in control of his life and focusing his energy on what he loves most...basketball!Using a positive, interactive approach, this book includes informative study guides, exercises to develop confidence and relaxation skills, and self-quizzes, all designed to help kids learn to coach themselves through everyday worry and stress.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Magination Press, c2008.
Branch Call Number: j 155.9042 WEIERBAC
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations; 23 cm.