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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What does "Trust thyself" mean on the tennis court? It doesn't mean positive
thinking — for example, expecting that you are going to hit an ace on every serve.
Trusting your body in tennis means letting your body hit the ball. The key word is
To repeat, calmness does not mean lack of concern; it means the ability to
separate the real from the unreal and thereby to take sensible action. Perhaps
this is an appropriate place to remind the reader that I am not suggesting "
Letting go of attachments does not mean losing anything (a child does not risk
losing his thumb when he stops sucking it); it ... In tennis it means trusting in the
incredibly complex and competent computerlike mechanism of the human body.
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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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