Games Within Games
Sports are far more important in our life than they might seem at first glance. Watch the waves of emotion on the faces of players who let their feelings show: pride, shame, ecstasy, despair, joy, and anger. “Mind games” are going on in each person. They are playing for personal motives at the same time that they are playing a sport. The following are some of the mind games involved in sports. They usually occur in combinations. Many of them reflect how we participate in other activities too. Read these mind game definitions. Then follow the instructions on the next page.