Overcoming Fear of Failure In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, author of Tennis Confidence: Mental Toughness for Tournament Players, answers a question from a tennis player who has a fear of letting himself down. His fears distract him from performing and cause unforced errors. Listen to … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: Fear of Failure in Tennis
Archives for February 2012
How to Stop Overthinking The Score In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, welcomes back Ian Westermann, a USPTA certified teaching professional and host of the Essential Tennis Podcast. Dr. Cohn and Ian answer a question from a tennis player who plays well in the first set, then starts to think … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: Does The Score Distract You in Matches?
Do you have the mental stamina to fight to the end of a long, closely contended competition and never give up? Is your fitness strong enough to endure a five-hour battle so that you don’t lose your mental focus? Are you mentally able to push past the physical pain when your body is telling you it’s out of gas? I loved the feeling of a close, … [Read more...] about Djokovic’s Tennis Mind: I Can Suffer and Win