An accessible, invaluable guide to mastering your "inner game" to ensure success on and off the court--part of the bestselling Inner Game series, with more than one million copies sold! "Introduced to The Inner Game of Tennis as a graduate student years ago, I recognized the obvious benefits of [W. Timothy] Gallwey's teachings."--from the Foreword by Pete Carroll
Gallwey, W Timothy ; Carroll, Pete ; Kleinman, Zach
Random House Trade
game from the inside out!
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 their 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.