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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Joan was beginning to sense the difference between "trying hard," the energy of
Self 1, and "effort," the energy used by Self 2, to do the work necessary. During
the last set of balls, Self 1 was fully occupied in watching the seams of the ball.
Now focus your eyes and mind on the seams of the ball and let it happen. Then
observe what happened. Once again, don't analyze; simply see how close Self 2
came to doing what you wanted it to. If your racket didn't follow exactly the path ...
Their forearms tense slightly, making their movements less quick and accurate. "
Relax your forearm. Relax your mind. Simply relax into the present, focus on the
seams of the ball, and let it happen." Soon they are again able to meet the ball in
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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