The Inner Game of Tennis
Bantam Books, 1988 - 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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At this point, the stock response of the patient pro is, 'That's better, Dorothy, but
relax, dear, don't try so hard!" The advice is good as far as it goes, but Dorothy
does not understand how to "relax." Why should Dorothy — or you or I —
In an attempt to repeat this quality of performance, the player often allows Self 1
to creep back on the scene with a remark such as, "Now I've got the secret to this
game; all I have to do is make myself relax." But of course the instant I try to make
"Relax your forearm. Relax your mind. Simply relax into the present, focus on the
seams of the ball, and let it happen." Soon they are again able to meet the ball in
front of them with the center of their rackets. There is no smile of self-satisfaction ...
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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
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