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

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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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About W. Timothy Gallwey

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W. Timothy Gallwey's teachingmethods, originally put forth in his international bestseller The Inner Game of Tennis, have been applied to the fields of business, health, and education, as well as sports. He has worked with such major corporations as AT&T, Apple, Coca-Cola, and IBN. He lives in Agoura Hills, California.
Published June 22, 2010 by Random House. 161 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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If you believe what Gallwey tells you, focusing your concentration on the seams of the tennis ball (all of this, naturally, can be applied to the rest of life as well) is sufficient to distract Self One--your conscious self--and keep it occupied while Self Two--the unconscious self that knows mor...

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The inner game is played in the mind of a player, played to “overcome all habits of mind which inhibit excellence in performance.” In the first half of the book, Gallwey takes great care to introduce us to concepts of discovering our two selves and generally reflecting on the mental side of tennis.

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