Trusting Your Skills in Matches Do your last few poor performances on the tennis court affect your play during present matches? Do you suffer from a lack of belief or low confidence on the court? Have you ever played a tennis match against a top opponent and had a feeling that you were going to lose even before the match started? Think of … [Read more...] about Do You Suffer From A Lack Of Belief On The Court?
Archives for July 2014
Staying Composed Playing Arrogant Opponents In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers: A question from a tennis player who has trouble dealing with a cocky or arrogant opponent. Dr. Cohn gives mental game tips on how to improve confidence in tennis. Listen to this month's tennis … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: How To Deal With An Arrogant Opponent
Improving Your Mental Toughness Are you "mentally strong" during tough tennis matches? How much more could you achieve in tennis if you developed a stronger mental game? Think of a match where some mental factor negatively affected your game... maybe a bad line call caused you to become angry... or you couldn't stop thinking about some … [Read more...] about How Tennis Pros Improve Their Mental Game
Mental Game Strategies to Overcome Pressure When you step on the court for a tennis match, are you overcome by a sense of pressure to succeed? Does the pressure you place on yourself cause you to perform poorly? Think of a match that you deemed highly important... When you were warming up, you could feel uneasiness... You may have … [Read more...] about How To Overcome Pressure in Tennis
Taking Practice Confidence to 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 trouble taking his practice game to competition. 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: Do You Play Tight And Scared During Matches?
Improving Your Tennis Mental Toughness Have you ever had a poor tennis match but couldn't figure out why? Did your poor performances continue over the course of several matches? Can you recall your thought process at the time of your string of poor performances? Maybe you began to question your abilities or felt you lost your mental … [Read more...] about How To Improve Your Tennis Game