Performing Under Pressure

Below are several books (and some links) about performing well under pressure. It’s something all musicians need to be able to do, but it’s also helpful in many other aspects of life.

Audition Success - Don Greene

Performance Success - Don Greene

The Inner Game of Tennis - Timothy Gallwey

The Inner Game of Music - Barry Green and Timothy Gallwey

The New Psycho-Cybernetics - Maxwell Maltz, D.D., FICS

The New Toughness Training for Sports -
James E. Loehr, Ed.D.

The Mental Edge: Maximize Your Sports Petential with the Mind-Body Connection -
Kennith Baum, with Richard Trubo

Mental Training for Peak Performance: Top Athletes Reveal The Mind Exercises They Use To Excel.
- Steven Ungerleider, Phd.

The Power of Focus -
Canfield, Hansen and Hewitt

Changing Your Brain Change Your Life -
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.

Personality Self-Portrait: Why You Think, Work, Love and Ace the Way You Do -
John M. Oldham, MD and Lois B. Morris.

Tips for Singers: Performing, Auditioning and Rehearsing -
Carolyn Wilkins

The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness -
Gerald Klickstein

The Mastery of Music: Ten Pathways to True Artistry -
Barry Green

A Soprano on Her Head: Right-Side-Up Reflections on Life and Other Performances -
Eloise Ristad

Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within -
Kenny Werner

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. -
Daniel Coyle

The Practicing Mind: Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life - Master Any Skill or Challenge by Learning to Love the Process -
Thomas M. Sterner

Creative Visualization: Use the Power of Your Imagination to Create What You Want in Your Life -
Shakti Gawain

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