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"... highly readable entertaining and helpful. This book belongs in the library of every tennis coach, every tennis player, and every sport psychologist who works with tennis. It's a gem."
Mark B. Anderson Ph.D Program Coordinator Applied Sport Psychology
This user-friendly manual focuses on the physical and the mental skills needed to handle challenging tennis situations with a cool head and a winning strategy. Specifically, the book addresses such crucial mental skills as building confidence, managing anxiety, improving concentration, working with your partner(s), and more. Each chapter includes drills visualizations and exercises that will help the reader enhance game performance and enjoyment. Anyone who loves the unique mental intensity of tennis will enjoy this book.
Section 1: Beating the Players You Hate to Play
Section 2: Oh the Pressure
Section 3: What to Do About Those Nasty Things You Can't Control
Section 4: Delights and Dreads of Doubles
Section 5: What to Do If It All Falls Apart
Section 6: Getting (and Staying) in the Game