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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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
Now , that ' s a pretty heavy equation , for it means that to some extent every
achievement - oriented action becomes a criterion for defining one ' s self - worth
. If someone plays bad golf , it comes somehow to mean that he is not quite as ...
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 "
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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