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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If you tell yourself often enough that you are a poor server , a kind of hypnotic
process takes place . It ' s as if Self 2 is being given a role to play — the role of
bad server — and he plays it to the hilt , suppressing for the time being his true ...
Often when we are rallying we trust our bodies and let it happen because the ego
- mind tells itself that it doesn ' t really count . But once the game begins , watch
Self 1 take over ; at the crucial point he starts to doubt whether Self 2 will perform
Then I ' ll have a really hard time winning the match . . . I wonder how it will sound
when I tell Barbara that I lost to George in straight sets . . . I can just hear the guys
at the office talking about it . . . I wonder what the boss is going to think about ...
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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