The Inner Game of Tennis
Bantam Books, 1988 - 178 sidor
The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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... meant by judgment, imagine a singles match being played by Mr. A and Mr. B,
with Mr. C acting as the umpire. Mr. A is serving his second serve to Mr. B on the
first point of a tie-breaker. The ball lands wide, and Mr. C calls, "Out. Double fault.
For a period of about two weeks 90 percent of my first serves went in; I didn't
serve a single double fault. Then one day my roommate, another professional,
challenged me to a match. I accepted, saying half jokingly, "But you better watch
The server, seeing me standing at the service line to receive his serve, would
have to deal mentally with what he might take to be an insult to his serve; he
would often double-fault more than once in an effort to teach me a lesson. His
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LibraryThing ReviewAnvändarrecension - Oliver-Eisler - LibraryThing
This book isn’t a routine pep talk. It’s an entertaining and practical discussion of how the mind affects athletic performance. Highly readable and engaging! Läs hela recensionen
Decent BookAnvändarrecension - barrydalmi - Overstock.com
This is a good well written book. It is better for a relatively advanced player as it doesnt so much deal with strokesstrategy but more your own approach to the game. It takes a little selfexamination and soul searching to actually Use what you might pick up from the book. A good read. Läs hela recensionen
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