Author, Timothy Gallwey is the former Captain of the Harvard Tennis Team and would go on to write the Inner Game of Tennis. After the success of this book Gallwey wrote Inner Game books on golf, skiing, music, work, and stress which eventually lead him to founding the Inner Game International School. Gallwey wrote this book for tennis players on how to manage their emotion better and improve quicker. He explains that every person is split up in to two selves; the ’conscious self’ and the ’doing self’. He teaches techniques on how learn to trust your ’doing self’, increase body awareness, improve focus, and play the game without judgment.