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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Very gradually one begins to trust the natural processes which occur when the
mind is less and less active . Even when one has experienced the practical
benefits of a still mind , he usually finds it a strangely elusive state . In spite of the
Similarly , the score of a tennis match may be an indication of how well I
performed or how hard I tried , but it does not define my identity , nor give me
cause to consider myself as something more or less than I was before the match .
The more pressure , the less flow ; the less flow , the more pressure . I became
unhappy about the results coming out of my typewriter and felt I had to read them
to someone else for confirmation . When my usually doting mother fell asleep ...
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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