sample course calendar from baylor university

Week One: Introduction to course Assignments: Read Chapter One, complete anxiety preview questionnaire, choose Individually Chosen Repertoire piece 
​Week Two: Sport psychology, introduction to progressive relaxation
Performance One Assignments: Read Chapter Two; begin practice journal, setting goals for the week Week Three: Flow and Yerkes-Dodson Law Assignments: Read Chapter Three; self-report on habitual tension Week Four: “Performance Anxiety” Assignments: Read Chapter Four Week Five: Cognitive Skills, introduction to meditation Performance Two: Deep breathing and stretching Exercise Project Due Assignments: Read Chapter Five; set self-talk cues in ICP Week Six: Concentration, meditation practice Annotated Bibliography Due Assignments: Read Chapter Six; create a “mind map” for ICP Week Seven: Mind-to-Muscle Relaxation Techniques, introduction to imagery Assignments: Read Chapter Seven; create a relaxation scene and successful past performance scene for imagery Week Eight: Imagery practice Performance Three:Meditation and imagery Assignments: Read Chapter Eight, pages 159-178 Week Nine: Combining imagery with other relaxation techniques Graduate book report due Assignments: Read Chapter Eight, pages 178-194 Week Ten: Mental rehearsal Affirmations Project Due Assignments: Read Chapter Nine, pages 189-212 Week Eleven: MMemorization techniques Performance Four:Imagery and Mental Rehearsal Assignments: Read Chapter Nine, pages 212-226 Week Twelve: April 7 Introduction to deep breathing and stretching Assignments: Read Chapter Ten; develop a mental rehearsal plan for ICP piece Week Thirteen: Yoga Sleep/Diet Journal Due Assignments: Read Chapter Eleven; create a set of stretches to use before practice Week Fourteen: Research project due Assignments: Read Chapter Twelve Week Fifteen: Pre-performance routine due; review for final exam Performance Five: Pre-performance routine