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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Instructions properly given and used can help a player discover his groove faster
than if he were left on his own. But beware of too many instructions, and beware
of mistaking them for the groove itself. No single chapter could describe all the ...
Groove. Theory. of. Habits. It is not helpful to condemn our present behavior
patterns— in this case our present imperfect strokes— as "bad"; it is helpful to see
what function these habits are serving, so that if we learn a better way to achieve
It is a painful process to fight one's way out of a deep mental groove. It's like
digging yourself out of a trench. But there is a natural and more childlike method.
A child doesn't dig his way out of his old grooves; he simply starts new ones!
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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