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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The development of inner skills is required , but it is interesting to note that if ,
while learning tennis , you begin to learn control of the mind , to concentrate the
energy of awareness , you have learned something far more valuable than how
to hit ...
Let ' s face it : as interesting as a tennis ball may be for some , it is not going to
easily capture the beelike mind so habituated to fitting from flower to flower . On
the other hand , the tennis ball has one quality which makes it a very good object
There were no farmhouses , no cultivated land , not even telephone poles to
remind me of civilization . I had no map and no idea how far ahead the next town
might be . I was faced with an interesting existential choice . I would freeze if I ...
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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