Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis–Lessons from a Master


Touchstone - Winning ugly mental Warfare in Tennis Lessons from a Master. In the new introduction to this third edition, Gilbert uses his inside access to analyze current stars such as Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, showing readers how to beat better players without playing better tennis. Written with clarity and wit, this classic combat manual for the tennis court has become the bible of tennis instruction books for countless players worldwide.

The tennis classic from olympic gold medalist and espn analyst brad Gilbert, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, now featuring a new introduction with tips drawn from the strategies of Roger Federer, and more, Novak Djokovic, to help you outthink and outplay your toughest opponents. A former olympic medalist and now one of espn’s most respected analysts, Brad Gilbert shares his timeless tricks and tips, including “some real gems” Tennis magazine to help both recreational and professional players improve their game.

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


Random House Trade Paperbacks - Timothy gallwey, and distractions• find the state of “relaxed concentration” that allows you to play at your best• build skills by smart practice, a leading innovator in sports psychology, self-doubt, then put it all together in match playWhether you're a beginner or a pro, reveals how to• focus your mind to overcome nervousness, 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. 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 Random House Trade Paperbacks.

The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance - . Timothy Gallwey's teachings. W. 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.

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Quick-Fix Book - Tennis Strategy: How To Beat Any Style Player


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - The tips are pointed, cut right to the chase, are in layman’s terms and summarized into powerful bullet point sections for instant access. Note: this book was revised and updated with the most current statistical analytics IBM on winning patterns of play, and how beat any style player tactics in March, targets, 2018.

This quick-fix book gives you the tactics and mental philosophy to beat any style player, singles or doubles. How to beat any style player, singles or doubles. The strategy section provides potent tactics on how to beat any style player including, aggressive baseliner, hacker-slicer, Singles: how to beat a big server, counter-puncher, a great returner, pusher, and all-court player.

Quick-Fix Book - Tennis Strategy: How To Beat Any Style Player - Overall, improve practice sessions, this book is designed to save you time, free your mind and emotions from blocking the flow of your body, and give you the instantaneous tactical wisdom to consistently win! This book makes a unique gift for all aspiring players at the right price! Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Understanding different styles of players. Doubles: how to beat big serving teams, teams that control the net, lobbing teams, one up one back teams, poaching teams, great returning teams, and teams with one hot player.3. Mental toughness philosophy and mindsets. The mental toughness section uniquely redefines attitudes regarding winning and losing, choking, competition, pressure, fear, mistakes, and adversity to teach you how to play up to and stretch the upper limits of your ability.

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Rafa


Hachette Books - With candor and intelligence, nadal brings readers on his dramatic and triumphant journey, never losing sight of the prize he values above all others: the unity and love of his family. Hyperion Books. What makes a champion? what does it take to be the best in the world at your sport? Rafael Nadal has the answers.

From rafa: "during a match, you are in a permanent battle to fight back your everyday vulnerabilities, bottle up your human feelings. The gap in talent with Federer existed, but it was not impossibly wide. It was narrow enough, and exaggerated hopes, for me to know that if I silenced the doubts and fears, inside my head better than he did, even on his favorite surface in the tournament he played best, I could beat him.

It begins in mallorca, where the tight-knit Nadal family has lived for generations. Coached by his uncle toni from the age of four and taught humility and respect by his parents, Nadal has managed the uncommon feat of becoming an acclaimed global celebrity while remaining a gracious, hardworking role model for people in all walks of life.

Rafa - It's a kind of self-hypnosis, to disguise your own weaknesses from yourself, a game you play, with deadly seriousness, as well as from your rival. Random House Trade Paperbacks. You have to cage yourself in protective armor, turn yourself into a bloodless warrior. In his memoir, written with award-winning journalist John Carlin, he reveals the secrets of his game and shares the inspiring personal story behind his success.

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Absolute Tennis: The Best And Next Way To Play The Game


New Chapter Press - Hyperion Books. In this insightful and visually engaging book, an ncaa division i southern Conference Champion and long-time Director of Tennis at the New York Athletic Club, shares his extensive knowledge of tennis technique, strategy, Marty Smith, psychology and fitness in easy to understand language.

His meticulous explanations of the strokes, coupled with narrated individual and sequenced photos of the world's best players, will help you develop powerful and consistent swings, play with more confidence and win a lot more. Recognizing that tennis is a highly athletic, tactical, he also dedicates a large part of the book to the body, and mental game, singles and doubles strategy and the mind.

Absolute Tennis: The Best And Next Way To Play The Game - . Marty goes through the evolution of the game, and makes a compelling and persuasive case for three unconventional strokes that may become accepted techniques as the game continues to evolve and become faster. You will learn how to improve your footwork and movement, positive and energetic, integrate winning game plans that highlight your strengths and expose your opponents' weaknesses, and use your inner voice to remain focused, helping you attain peak performance.

Absolute tennis is thorough and comprehensive guide to improving your tennis. Random House Trade Paperbacks. A forward thinker, Smith not only discusses the strokes of today, but also the future.

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The Best Tennis of Your Life: 50 Mental Strategies for Fearless Performance


Betterway Books - Betterway Books. Author jeff greenwald draws from his unique background as a world-class player, psychotherapist, sports psychology consultant, and former coach to provides 50 specific tools you can immediately apply in any match situation. This comprehensive guide will show you how to:embrace nerves and play even better under pressureMaintain confidence to win more consistentlyDevelop a pin-point focusAccess an ideal level of intensityPlay with a renewed sense of passion and freedom Why wait any longer to play the best tennis of your life? Get the mental edge with this invaluable resource and watch your game soar.

Play with Freedom. And win more!the best tennis of your Life is an inspirational and practical guide that will help players of all levels finally master the mental game. Hyperion Books. Random House Trade Paperbacks.

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Open: An Autobiography


Vintage - Great product! Agassi writes candidly about his early success and his uncomfortable relationship with fame, his marriage to Brooke Shields, his growing interest in philanthropy, and—described in haunting, point-by-point detail—the highs and lows of his celebrated career.1 national bestsellerfar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life.

Andre agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Hyperion Books. Betterway Books. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, celebrity, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight grand slams and achieved wealth, and the game’s highest honors.

Open: An Autobiography - . But as he reveals in this searching autobiography, off the court he was often unhappy and confused, unfulfilled by his great achievements in a sport he had come to resent. Random House Trade Paperbacks.

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Tennis Anatomy


Human Kinetics Publishers - Illustrations of the active muscles for forehands, volleys, backhands, and serves show you how each exercise is fundamentally linked to tennis performance. Best of all, you'll learn how to put it all together to develop a training program based on your individual needs and goals. Whether you're a serve and volleyer, or all-court player, baseliner, Tennis Anatomy will ensure that you step onto the court ready to dominate any opponent.

See your tennis game as you never have before. Hyperion Books. Betterway Books. Tennis anatomy includes more than 72 of the most effective exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting muscles in action. Human Kinetics. Great product! . Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Tennis Anatomy - See what it takes to improve consistency and performance on the court. Tennis anatomy goes beyond exercises by placing you on the baseline, at the net, and on the service line. Tennis anatomy will show you how to ace the competition by increasing strength, speed, and agility for more powerful serves and more accurate shots.

You'll also learn how exercises can be modified to target specific areas, improve your skills, and minimize common tennis injuries.

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Complete Conditioning for Tennis Complete Conditioning for Sports


Human Kinetics Publishers - Throughout, you will have access to the same recommendations and routines used by today's top professional players. Improve shot power, increase on-court speed and agility, - reduce recovery time, - increase flexibility, - increase speed and quickness, the most comprehensive tennis conditioning resource available! The only strength and conditioning resource endorsed by the United States Tennis Association, drills, - improve footwork and agility, and outlast the opposition with Complete Conditioning for Tennis, - enhance stamina, Complete Conditioning for Tennis details how to maximize your training with exercises, and programs that - assess physical strengths and deficiencies, and - prevent common injuries.

Human Kinetics. Hyperion Books. From increasing the speed and power of your serve and groundstrokes to enhancing on-court agility and stamina, you will be ready to take the court with confidence and endure even the most grueling matches. Featuring more than 200 on- and off-court drills and exercises combined with exclusive online access to 56 video clips, instructors, coaches, Complete Conditioning for Tennis is an essential resource for players, and anyone serious about the sport.

Complete Conditioning for Tennis Complete Conditioning for Sports - Betterway Books. Random House Trade Paperbacks. Off the court, you'll learn recovery techniques and preventive exercises for keeping shoulder and elbow injuries at bay. Great product!

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The Art of Doubles: Winning Tennis Strategies and Drills


Betterway Books - Used book in Good Condition. Hyperion Books. Human Kinetics. The art of doubles is loaded with practical, proven tennis strategies that you can put to work immediately to see improvements in your own doubles game! Random House Trade Paperbacks. Author pat blaskower is your personal coach, guiding and encouraging you and your partner to play winning tennis by showing you how to:choose a compatible partnerdetermine your jobs on the courtlearn poaching skillscommunicate with each other and opposing teamsmaintain mental toughnessuse various formations and strategiespick your shots intelligentlydecide where to play: tournaments or leaguesand much, much more! The book also includes detailed court diagrams that show you how to execute offense, defense, and tactical plays; checklists that summarize the most important points of each chapter; and on-court drills to help you improve and refine your skills.

Take your doubles game to the next level!whether you're trying to improve your doubles game or are just getting started playing tennis with a partner, The Art of Doubles is the book for you. Betterway Books. Great product! .

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Tennis Strategy for Junior Tournament Players: How to Beat Any Style Opponent - Quick-Fix Book


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Great product! After the match you reach in your bag and take out the how to BEAT ANY STYLE PLAYER BOOK, read your options and make the adjusts in the next match. Human Kinetics. Betterway Books. Plus a simplistic system to measure results!overall, improve practice sessions, this book is designed to save you time, free your mind and emotions from blocking the flow of your body, and give you the instantaneous tactical wisdom to consistently win! Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Years of condensed knowledge you can read in just minutes to get the most out of your game, play with less pressure, imagine having a time tested mental philosophy to apply to help you improve at the fastest rate possible, starting day one!Finally, and have more fun in the process. 1-2-3now imagine you have an easy to understand analytics section at your fingertips to show you what shots win, how to practice, and what to translate into match play.

Tennis Strategy for Junior Tournament Players: How to Beat Any Style Opponent - Quick-Fix Book - Note: this book was completely updated with the most current statistical analytics IBM on winning patterns of play, targets, and how beat any style player tactics in 2018. Imagine you just played a match and you were in dire need of a quick momentum switch. Used book in Good Condition. Hyperion Books.

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