Book Reviews of The inner game of tennis

The inner game of tennis
Author: W. Timothy Gallwey
ISBN-13: 9780553134230
ISBN-10: 055313423X
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 178
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Unknown Binding
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Author shows how to play gracefully and fearlessly, overcoming self-doubt and lapses in concentration. The player of the inner game uncovers a will to win which unlocks all of his energy--and is never discouraged by losing. In his remarkable book Gallwey explores the limitless potential of mind and body through the medium of tennis. And teaches you how to play the inner game on--and off--the court.
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Great book for figuring out how your mind works in performance situations.
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The world's most famous teaching tennis pro shows you how to play the inner game. Tim Gallwey is the master who discovered the "Inner Game of Tennis," the game that takes place within the mind of the player. Now he shows you how to play gracefully and fearlessly, overcoming self-doubt and lapses in concentration...
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It has been many years since I read the book, but what I remember about it that it stresses the mental aspects of the game, which is necessary to play winning tennis. Strokes are important but are not all that it takes to win.
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Tim Gallwey is the master who discovered "The Inner Game of Tennis, the game that takes place within the mind of the player. Now he shows you how to play gracefully and fearlessly, overcoming self-doubt and lapses in concentration. The player of the inner game uncovers a will to win which unlocks all of his energy -- and is never discouraged by losing. In his book Gallwey explores the limitless potential of mind and body through the medium of tennis. And teaches how to play the inner game on and off the court.
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For almost 25 years, THE INNER GAME OF TENNIS has been the handbook of choice for hundreds of thousands of tennis players. W. Timothy Gallwey has now given his classic book a thorough update that includes even more benefits of the "inner game" -- the game that's in the mind of each player.
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Good reference for understanding the connection between the cognitive mind and the reflexive control of the body required for sports.
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Chapter titles are: 1. Reflections on the Mental Side of Tennis, 2. The Discovery of the Two Selves, 3. Quieting the Mind, 4. Letting it Happen,
5. Master Tips, 6. Changing Habits: Practical Applications of Inner-Game Learning, 7. Concentration, 8. Games People Play on the Court, 9. The Meaning of Competition, 10. The Inner Game Off the Court.