The Inner Game of Tennis
Bantam Books, 1984 - 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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In contemporary Western culture there is a great deal of controversy about
competition . One segment values it highly , believing that it is responsible for
Western progress and prosperity . Another segment says that competition is bad ;
that it ...
of the mediocre , they vehemently criticize competition . Among the most vocal
are youth who have suffered under competitive pressures imposed on them by
parents or society . Teaching these young people , I often observe in them a
So we arrive at the startling conclusion that true competition is identical with true
cooperation . Each player tries his hardest to defeat the other , but in this use of
competition it isn ' t the other person we are defeating ; it is simply a matter of ...
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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