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Coaching Mental Excellence Seminar: It Does Matter Whether You Win or Lose

Dr. Ralph Vernacchia

Great for in-service coaching workshops, the Coaching Mental Excellence Seminar is based on the information presented in the text of the same name by Drs. Ralph Vernacchia, Rick McGuire, and David Cook. The seminar is popular with coaches, athletes, and sport administrators and is designed specifically to meet the needs of individuals who are interested in enhancing their performances in the athletic arena, workplace, or in life. The seminar presents the latest information regarding the "psychology of peak performance," including practical mental training techniques to increase the 4 C's of highly successful performers-Concentration, Confidence, Composure, and Commitment. Seminar/workshop topics include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing a coaching philosophy
  • Creating a personal mission for success
  • Coach-parent-child relationships
  • Team building
  • Leadership
  • Effective motivation
  • Confidence building
  • Creative concentration
  • Mental imagery and visualization
  • Promoting "quality" training for high-performance sport
  • Coach and athlete burnout and overtraining
  • Coach and family

Seminars are individually tailored to your program and individual needs, and are available on a half or full day basis. For more information contact Dr. Ralph Vernacchia (360-733-8834; anthony@cc.wwu.edu).