The Inner Game of Tennis

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Bantam Books, 1988 - Sports & Recreation - 178 pages
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The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played.

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Simple writing, deep & practical philosophy - Goodreads
The writing wasn't stellar but readable. - Goodreads
Lends insight on the body's natural way of learning. - Goodreads
This book gives good advice. - Goodreads
crappy book, only one or two decent insights. - Goodreads
Gave some really practical tips I could relate to - Goodreads

Review: The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

User Review  - Deborah Ann - Goodreads

I refer to this book at the beginning of every school year, telling my high school students to approach life, not as tennis player A or the opponent, player B, but as the ref sitting on the side objectively looking at the situation. This book has been invaluable. Read full review

Review: The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

User Review  - Daniel Kao - Goodreads

A great explanation between the inner self and outer self, and how to allow the inner self to learn intuitively and naturally instead of the forced attitudes of the outer self. Read full review


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About the author (1988)

W. Timothy Gallwey has been called the catalyst for the era of sports psychology. Since the publication of Inner Game books on tennis,
golf, and skiing, " inner skills are considered to be as important as technical skills by athletes and coaches. Gallwey is now a sought-after
speaker and seminar designer. He lives in Agoura Hills, California.
Dr. Robert Kriegel, a former all-American athlete, has coached both Olympic and professional athletes. The New York Times said his work " spurred a revolution in performance practices.    He is now a commentator on ESPN for the U.S. Professional Ski Team and on National Public Radio's Marketplace program and has recently done two specials for PBS.

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