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Leadership Development: When to hire a coach

That changed in 1974, the year Gallwey published The Inner Game of Tennis. He shifted the focus from what was happening on the outside, to what was happening in the mind of the tennis player. Continue reading

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Find Your “Inner Zone of Excellence”

The concept of the “inner game” was developed by Timothy Gallwey as a way of helping people to achieve excellence in various sports (e.g., tennis, golf, skiing, etc.), music and also business and management training. Continue reading

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Simply Organised: Maximise your performance by minimising your interference?

What is stopping us maximising our performance? To answer that question, you should look at the work by Timothy Gallwey, called the Inner Game. The Inner Game as developed by Gallwey in 1974 builds on the notion of “Potential” and … Continue reading

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Various Provocations: Performance, Amateurism and Professionalism

His emphasis on fun comes mainly from his DNA but also from his reading, specifically W. Timothy Gallwey’s The Inner Game of Tennis, a 122-page book with a cult-like following. Continue reading

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Controlling when you’re “in the zone” – Talk Tennis

Getting in the zone either happens by chance, on any given day and there aren’t really any events that trigger it. It just happens. Sometimes you do everything right to prepare and have the worst day on court. Other days … Continue reading

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Play Better Golf » The Mental Game

One of the best books to read is ‘The Inner Game’ by Tim Gallwey, he explains in great detail about how our conscious mind-Self 1, fights with our natural ability to hit the ball- Self 2. Continue reading

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The Inner Game of Golf by W. Timothy Gallwey – Applying foucs to your golf game

I re-read this book every couple of years, and enjoy it thoroughly. Continue reading

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Term “Inner Game” coined by Tim Gallwey

The term “the inner game” was first coined by Timothy Gallwey in his seminal work The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance.
In this book, Gallwey discusses the difference between the “inner game” and the “outer game”. Continue reading

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