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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For example , suppose that a player complains that the timing on his forehand is
off . I wouldn ' t give him an analysis of what is wrong and then instruct him , "
Take your racket back sooner , " or " Hit the ball farther out in front of you . ”
Instead I ...
Players in this category don ' t care so much where their ball goes as long as they
look good stroking it . They would rather be seen using flawless form than
winning the match . In contrast , there is the competitive style of the player who
will do ...
As tennis players we tend to think too much before and during our shots ; we try
too hard to control our movements ; and we are too concerned about the results
of our actions and how they might reflect on our self - image . In short , we worry ...
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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