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 player on the court is trying to make a stroke improvement . " Okay , dammit ,
keep your stupid wrist firm , " he orders . Then as ball after ball comes over the
net , Self 1 reminds Self 2 , " Keep it firm . Keep it firm . Keep it firml " Monotonous
Then , before hitting any balls , swing your racket several times , letting the racket
stay flat and allowing yourself to experience how it feels to swing in this new way
. Once you start to hit balls , it is important not to try and keep your racket flat .
Both these devices deprive the stroke of power and don ' t help much in keeping
the ball in the court . Common sense may then dictate taking the racket back
higher and leveling out the swing ; surely this will keep the ball lower . MASTER ...
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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