The inner game of tennis
Random House, 1 maj 1974 - 141 sidor
Concentrates upon overcoming mental attitudes that adversely affect tennis performance learning to relax, effectively concentrate, and discard bad habits
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As a consequence, the player's muscles tighten when they need to be loose,
strokes become awkward and less fluid, and negative evaluations are likely to
continue with growing intensity. After Self 1 has evaluated several shots, he is
likely to ...
being initially casual, they suddenly become more alert. At first the balls seem too
fast for them, but soon their responses quicken. Gradually I turn the machine to
faster and faster speeds, and the volleyers become more concentrated.
I say this with great conviction because I spent many not-so-happy years trying to
become "better" than I thought I was, trying to change into somebody I thought I
should be. In my eagerness to achieve that "should" I found it easy to lose touch ...
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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