Goal Setting in Tennis What types of goals have you set for yourself this tennis season? Have you set your sights on winning a specific tournament or reaching a particular ranking? Goal setting is important for tennis players to achieve success in their sport. Goals provide specific targets to shoot for but what is more important is your … [Read more...] about Are You A Goal-Oriented Or A Process-Oriented Tennis Player?
Archives for October 2014
Are You Distracted By How Your Stroke Looks? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers: A question from a tennis player who becomes distracted by the look of his forehand when he sees his shadow on the court. Dr. Cohn gives mental game tips on how to improve confidence in … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: Does Your Stroke Distract You in Matches?
Improving Decision Making in Tennis Do you have quick reactions during tennis matches or do you find yourself trying to think your way through a match? Many tennis players will over-think and second guess themselves throughout a tennis match. Think of a time when you were playing and your on-court decision-making slowed down your reactions … [Read more...] about How To Improve Your Tennis Through Decision Making Training
Developing a Preshot Routine Do you have any superstitions regarding your tennis play? Do you have a prematch routine you follow before tennis matches? Do you know the difference between superstitions and prematch routines? In the world of tennis, players engage in various rituals, routines and superstitions. Often these terms are used … [Read more...] about Do Tennis Players Benefit From Superstitions Or Routines?