The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance by W. Timothy Gallwey

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

byW. Timothy Gallwey, Pete Carroll, Zach Kleinman

Kobo ebook | June 30, 2010

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Master your game from the inside out!

With more than 800,000 copies sold since it was first published thirty years ago, this phenomenally successful guide has become a touchstone for hundreds of thousands of people. Not just for tennis players, or even just for athletes in general, this handbook works for anybody who wants to improve his or her performance in any activity, from playing music to getting ahead at work. W. Timothy Gallwey, a leading innovator in sports psychology, reveals how to

• focus your mind to overcome nervousness, self-doubt, and distractions
• find the state of “relaxed concentration” that allows you to play at your best
• build skills by smart practice, then put it all together in match play

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, Gallwey's engaging voice, clear examples, and illuminating anecdotes will give you the tools you need to succeed.

“Introduced to The Inner Game of Tennis as a graduate student years ago, I recognized the obvious benefits of [W. Timothy] Gallwey's teachings. . . . Whether we are preparing for an inter-squad scrimmage or the National Championship Game, these principles lie at the foundation of our program.”—from the Foreword by Pete Carroll

Title:The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak PerformanceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 30, 2010Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307758850

ISBN - 13:9780307758859

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my go to books Very good concepts of how to deal with the mental side of things. Applicable to non-tennis players for sure, this is a book I constantly refer to when I’m struggling with things
Date published: 2018-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from impressive book love the information provided
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! Everyone talks about "the mental side of the game" but this is the best discussion I have read about what to do about it. The book is clearly written, with many good examples to back up the author's approach to sports psychology.
Date published: 2013-02-18