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

Language

English

Pages

161

Publication Date

June 22, 2010

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<b>Master <i>your</i> game from the inside out!</b><br /><br />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. W. Timothy Gallwey, a leading innovator in sports psychology, reveals how to<br /><br />• focus your mind to overcome nervousness, self-doubt, and distractions<br />• find the state of “relaxed concentration” that allows you to play at your best<br />• build skills by smart practice, then put it all together in match play<br /><br />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.<br /><br /><b>“Introduced to <i>The Inner Game of Tennis</i> as a graduate student years ago, I recognized the obvious benefits of [W. Timothy] Gallwey's teachings. . . . 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</b>
Open
by Andre Agassi

Language

English

Pages

386

Publication Date

December 24, 2009

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<p><b>#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER<br /></b></p><p>Far more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, <i>Open</i> is the engrossing story of a remarkable life.<br /> <br />Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight grand slams and achieved wealth, celebrity, and the game’s highest honors. 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. 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.</p>
Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence
by , David Casstevens

Language

English

Pages

238

Publication Date

June 24, 2002

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<p><b>Praise for <i>Mind Gym</i></b></p> <p>"Believing in yourself is paramount to success for any athlete. Gary's lessons and David's writing provide examples of the importance of the mental game."<br /><br />--<b>Ben Crenshaw</b>, two-time Masters champion and former Ryder Cup captain</p> <p>"<i>Mind Gym</i> hits a home run. If you want to build mental muscle for the major leagues, read this book."<br /><br />--<b>Ken Griffey Jr.</b>, Major League Baseball MVP</p> <p>"I read <i>Mind Gym</i> on my way to the Sydney Olympics and really got a lot out of it. Gary has important lessons to teach, and you'll find the exercises fun and beneficial."<br /><br />--<b>Jason Kidd</b>, NBA All-Star and Olympic gold-medal winner</p> <p>In <i>Mind Gym</i>, noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes--many of whom he has worked with--you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." <i>Mind Gym</i> will give you the "head edge" over the competition.</p>
Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis--Lessons from a Master
by , Steve Jamison

Language

English

Pages

242

Publication Date

May 28, 2013

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The tennis classic from Olympic gold medalist and ESPN analyst Brad Gilbert, now featuring a new introduction with tips drawn from the strategies of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, and more, to help you outthink and outplay your toughest opponents<br /><br />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” <i>(Tennis </i>magazine) to help both recreational and professional players improve their game.<br /> <br />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. <br /> <br />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.
Sirtfood Diet Recipes: A Cookbook Meal Plan Guide to Lose Weight,...
by Aidan Life

Language

English

Pages

129

Publication Date

February 01, 2020

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<h2>If You’re looking for a Diet Plan to <em>Lose Weight</em> <u><strong>Without</strong></u> Giving Up <strong>Chocolate, Strawberries</strong>, and Red <strong>Wine</strong>, Then Keep Reading…</h2><p><br /></p><p>Find the first global diet sensation—that will assist you with <strong>shedding seven pounds in seven days</strong> while encountering enduring vitality and eating every one of the nourishments you love. </p><p><br /></p><p>Fasting has become a popular diet alternative. Studies show that fasting—regardless of whether through moderate calorie limitation consistently or the more serious however less successive irregular fasting—can assist individuals with <u><strong>losing around thirteen to fourteen pounds in a half year</strong></u> and diminish their danger of creating ailment. </p><p><br /></p><p>When we quick, our body's vitality stores actuate what is known as <strong>sirtuins</strong>, or the "thin quality," and numerous positive changes result. Fat stockpiling is turned off, and our body stops its ordinary development forms and goes into <strong>"<u>endurance</u>"</strong> mode. <u>Fat consuming is animated</u>, and the qualities associated with the fix and <u>revival of our cells</u> are turned on—which all outcomes to <strong>weight loss</strong> and <strong>improved</strong> <strong>protection</strong> from the malady. Be that as it may, if not done accurately, fasting can prompt craving, touchiness, exhaustion, and loss of muscle. </p><p><br /></p><p><u><strong>The Sirtfood diet is an excellent weight-loss arrangement</strong></u>. Anyway, it additionally advances by and sizeable substantial wellbeing, battles infection, malignant growth, and causes you to live more. To add to this great rundown of advantages is the general <u>simplicity and feasibility of the diet</u>. Rather than advancing cruel calorie shortages and cumbersome diet limitations, the substance of the Sirtfood food is tied in with fairly including solid, ordinary nourishments.<br /></p><p><br /></p><p><u><strong>Enter Sirtfoods</strong></u>: a newfound gathering of nourishments that are altering proper dieting. Going from chocolate and red wine to garlic and pecans, sirtfoods are extraordinarily <strong>wealthy in uncommon supplements</strong> that assist us with actuating similar thin qualities in our bodies that fasting triggers. <br /></p><p><br /></p><p>We have made <strong><em>The Sirtfood Diet</em></strong> to help you adequately get in shape and improve your protection from illness, while as yet giving you mind-blowing vitality and sparkling wellbeing. </p><p><br /></p><h3><em>Enjoy a New Diet Plan Without Giving Up Chocolate, Strawberries, and Red Wine!</em></h3><p><br /></p><h2>Get This Book Today, Scroll Up and <u><strong>Click The Buy Now Button!</strong></u></h2><p><br /></p><p><br /></p>
Rafa
by , John Carlin

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

August 23, 2011

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<br />What makes a champion? What does it take to be the best in the world at your sport? <br /><br />Rafael Nadal has the answers. 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. <br /><br />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.<br /><br />Now he takes us behind the scenes, from winning the Wimbledon 2008 final-described by John McEnroe as "the greatest game of tennis" he had ever seen-to the family problems that brought him low in 2009 and the numerous injuries that have threatened his career.<br /><br />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. <br /><br />From RAFA:<br /><br />"During a match, you are in a permanent battle to fight back your everyday vulnerabilities, bottle up your human feelings. The more bottled up they are, the greater your chances of winning, so long as you've trained as hard as you play and the gap in talent is not too wide between you and your rival. The gap in talent with Federer existed, but it was not impossibly wide. It was narrow enough, even on his favorite surface in the tournament he played best, for me to know that if I silenced the doubts and fears, and exaggerated hopes, inside my head better than he did, I could beat him. You have to cage yourself in protective armor, turn yourself into a bloodless warrior. It's a kind of self-hypnosis, a game you play, with deadly seriousness, to disguise your own weaknesses from yourself, as well as from your rival."<br />
Smart Pickleball: The Pickleball Guru's Guide
by , Wendy Garrido

Language

English

Pages

167

Publication Date

November 09, 2014

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Just because you know the rules and have had a blast playing pickleball since the day you learned, doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re playing as well as you could be...<br />Players of every age and ability can learn to play better and win more when they start to apply the principles of Smart Pickleball™. <br /><br />In this book, Prem Carnot, The Pickleball Guru, takes you along on an entertaining journey full of colorful characters and astonishingly familiar scenarios as he teaches one of his highly-renowned, frequently sold-out “Pickleball Guru Academy” clinics and a number of private lessons. <br /><br />With diagrams, drills, and a captivating allegorical style The Pickleball Guru uses case studies and personal examples to teach you the difference between just “getting the ball over the net” and playing Smart Pickleball™.<br /><br />This book will keep you turning the pages and have you raring to get back out on the courts to practice what you learn the minute you close the cover.<br /><br />In this entertaining, easy-to-read book you’ll learn...<br />➥ Everything Prem teaches in his clinics<br />➥ All the tips and strategies from his highly-acclaimed newsletter<br />➥ Every drill he’s ever taught anywhere<br />➥ PLUS exclusive strategies he only shares in his private lessons!<br />
Keto Diet Carnivore Cookbook: Delicious and Easy to Follow Ketoge...
by Laura Flores

Language

English

Pages

121

Publication Date

February 03, 2020

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<p><strong>Are you following a ketogenic diet or are you considering one?</strong></p><p><strong>Do you love meat and are unwilling to give it up?</strong></p><p><strong>Would you like to learn new recipes that will keep you satisfied and on track with your diet?</strong></p><p>The reason so many diets fail is that dieters tend to deny themselves of the things they like to eat. That leads to boredom and boredom leads to giving up because it simply becomes too hard to succeed. So it stands to reason that if you want to lose weight you should choose a diet that allows you to eat at least some of the things you enjoy, and this is where the keto diet stands out above the rest.</p><p>In this book, <strong>Keto Diet Carnivore Cookbook: Delicious and Easy to Follow Ketogenic Recipes for Meat Lovers, </strong>anyone who enjoys eating meat will discover that succeeding with their weight loss program will be much easier, with recipes that include:</p><ul><li><strong>Crispy chicken fillets in tomato sauce</strong></li><li><strong>Fried chicken with cheesy grits</strong></li><li><strong>Meatloaf cordon bleu</strong></li><li><strong>Steak with blue cheese whip</strong></li><li><strong>Greek burgers with feta dressing</strong></li><li><strong>Braised duck legs with mushrooms</strong></li><li><strong>Halibut with creamy sauce</strong></li><li><strong>And many more…</strong></li></ul><p>Complete with an introduction to the ketogenic diet and where meat fits in with this, as well as in-depth recipe ideas that include nutritional values and full instructions, the <strong>Keto Diet Carnivore Cookbook </strong>will satisfy your hunger at any mealtime.</p><p><i><strong>Get a copy and see how it will work for you!</strong></i></p>
Complete Conditioning for Tennis (Complete Conditioning for Sport...
by , United States Tennis As...

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

April 22, 2016

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<p>Improve shot power, increase on-court speed and agility, and outlast the opposition with <i>Complete Conditioning for Tennis</i>, the most comprehensive tennis conditioning resource available!</p><p>The only strength and conditioning resource endorsed by the United States Tennis Association, <i>Complete Conditioning for Tennis</i> details how to maximize your training with exercises, drills, and programs that</p><p>• assess physical strengths and deficiencies,</p><p>• improve footwork and agility,</p><p>• increase speed and quickness,</p><p>• enhance stamina,</p><p>• increase flexibility,</p><p>• reduce recovery time, and</p><p>• prevent common injuries.</p><p>Throughout, you will have access to the same recommendations and routines used by today’s top professional players. 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. Off the court, you’ll learn recovery techniques and preventive exercises for keeping shoulder and elbow injuries at bay.</p><p>Featuring more than 200 on- and off-court drills and exercises combined with exclusive online access to 56 video clips, <i>Complete Conditioning for Tennis</i> is an essential resource for players, coaches, instructors, and anyone serious about the sport.</p>
At the Line Pickleball: The Winning Doubles Pickleball Strategy
by Joe Baker

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

February 05, 2017

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<p>Would you like to learn the winning strategy used by all of the top pickleball players? Look no further than this shot-by-shot guide that will take you through every phase of the game, showing you the highest percentage shot for about every playing situation. Players at all levels can benefit from this well illustrated and easy-to-understand strategy guide.</p><br /><br /> <p>Author Joe Baker’s videos on pickleball strategy have been watched by hundreds of thousands of fans. In collaboration with top players and coaches in the sport, he is now sharing the techniques and strategies in this guide.</p><br /><br /> <p>Baker also covers topics like court coverage teamwork and communication, dinking targets, the pitfalls of too much aggression, ball striking technique, and his winning philosophy. Diagrams make the information easy to follow.</p><br /><br /><p>Advanced pickleball strategy is not obvious and as a consequence, most players never reach their potential. Not understanding the best strategy is often what keeps a good recreational player from becoming a tournament player. This book can help you avoid common mistakes and help speed your way to playing high-percentage pickleball. Quizzes at the end of each chapter test your knowledge of the material and help you process the advice.</p>

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