Taking Practice Skills to Tennis Matches In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from a tennis player who has difficultly bringing their practice performance into matches. Dr. Cohn gives mental game tips on how to improve confidence in tennis. Listen to this month's tennis … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: Bring Your Practice Performance Into Matches
Archives for September 2013
Overcoming Self-Doubt in Tennis In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from a tennis player who has a problem with doubting their ability to master their shots. Dr. Cohn gives mental game tips on how to improve confidence in tennis. Listen to this month's tennis psychology … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: How To Battle Self Doubt During Matches
“Practice makes perfect” is a common axiom in tennis and sports. We are bombarded by commentary on perfect games, perfect hits, and perfect serves yet simultaneously know that perfection is an unattainable ideal. Tennis coaches tell you to “strive for perfection” even though the consensus is this often leads to feelings of inadequacy and … [Read more...] about Is Serena Williams a Perfectionist?
The ATP ranks tennis players on a merit-based method used for determining qualification for entry and seeding in all tournaments. If you play enough tennis matches, you will eventually lose to a lower-ranked opponent. It happens to everyone, even the best players in the world, such as Murray and Federer at the US Open. Why? There are many … [Read more...] about Did Andy Murray Beats Himself at US Open?
After Roger Federer self-destructed and lost to Tommy Robredo at the 2013 US Open, he did not make any excuses for his lose. He answered all the questions from the media. According to Federer, the loss was not due to the court change, preparation, humidity, or prematch emotions. He was actually looking forward to the match. He got off to a slow … [Read more...] about Roger Federer Self-Destructs at US Open