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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But the conscious self does have a valid role in learning and playing tennis . By
assuming his proper role and letting go of his improper ones he can greatly
speed the learning process and help Self 2 reach the limits of its abilities .
One begins believing that he is not a good tennis player and then acts this role ,
never allowing himself anything but glimpses of his true capabilities . Most
players hypnotize themselves into acting the roles of much worse players than
There is an important distinction between this kind of role - playing and what is
normally called positive thinking . In the latter , you are telling yourself that you
are as good as Ken Rosewall , while in the former you are not trying to convince ...
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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