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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"Okay, dammit, keep your stupid wrist firm," he orders. Then as ball after ball
comes over the net, Self 1 reminds Self 2, "Keep it firm. Keep it firm. Keep it firm!"
Monotonous? Think how Self 2 must feel! It seems as though Self 1 doesn't think
The reason is simple: most of the bad habits which players accumulate in their
ground strokes are caused by their jury-rigged attempts to keep their shots from
sailing out. Usually the first thing a player will try is rolling his racket over after ...
Dammit, why do I keep missing those easy setups . . . I'm not doing anything the
coach told me to do in my last lesson. You were great rallying, now you're playing
worse than your grandmother . . . $%#<£*#£$! (The above is usually delivered ...
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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