THE WINNING EDGE IS MENTAL. If you've ever watched a champion make that impossible three-point shot in the game's final seconds, you know that mental skills are absolutely critical to all-around success, on and off the court. No one understands this better than coaching legend Dale Brown and renowned sport consultant Dr. Kevin Burke, the co-authors of Sport Psychology Library: Basketball. Together, they share their expertise and techniques to bring the mental aspect of the game under every player's control. They stress preparation, practice, and performance in attaining these vital psychological skills: CONCENTRATION TEAMWORK RELAXATION CONFIDENCE STRONG ETHICS AND FAIR PLAY Sport Psychology Library: Basketball gives players the tools to improve their mental game plan; a way for coaches to teach successful psychology techniques; and a way for parents to be supportive and involved in a player's development.