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'All aspiring players must read this. It is much more than an approach to tennis: it is a whole philosophy of life' Psychology Today
How to improve your game and discover your true potential by increasing your concentration, willpower and confidence
Described by Billie Jean King as her 'tennis bible', Timothy Gallwey's multi-million bestseller, including a new introduction from acclaimed sports psychologist Geoff Beattie, has been a phenomenon for players of all abilities since it was first published in 1972.
Instead of concentrating on how to improve your technique, it starts from the understanding that 'every game is composed of two parts, an outer game and an inner game'. The former is played against opponents on the court, but the latter is a battle within ourselves as we try and overcome self-doubt and anxiety. It is often won or lost before a ball has been hit.
Gallwey's revolutionary approach, built on a foundation of Zen thinking and humanistic psychology, will teach you how to develop your concentration, work on your gamesmanship and help you break bad habits. You will also learn how to trust yourself on the court and how to maintain clarity of mind throughout the match, giving you a clear psychological advantage over your opponent.
Whether you are an amateur or a pro, The Inner Game of Tennis is essential reading for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. It is guaranteed to change the way you play tennis forever.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I am a hockey coach but some of the principles in Inner tennis were directly applicable... and worked! Read morePublished 2 days ago by Mark Dudley
this tennis book has improved my tennis game and also helped with my sex life in ways i could not have dreamed ofPublished 3 days ago by S. Davies
Fantastic book. Simple to read, and a fascinating, intuitive read. Speaking as a coach and a player in another sport, this book has given me a phenomenal insight into developing my... Read morePublished 10 days ago by M. Seeley
Awesome book - a brilliant read for any competitive sports person - definitely NOT exclusive for only tennis. I'm a rower, and I can't say how much this helped me.Published 1 month ago by Gretel
A definate 'must read' for all athletes. The information in this book is priceless!Published 1 month ago by MR JAS MUDHAR
Great book to understand your inner thoughts during a game and learn to deal with them. It gives great tips to stay in control of yourself. Now, if only good tips were enough....Published 1 month ago by Alberto
Classic book not only for musicians but for anyone who wants to excel in his life!Published 2 months ago by Barbarigos Panayiotis