Learning How To Relax in Tennis In this week’s tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers: A question from James, who is a senior tennis player. Here's the question I received from James: "The problem is in my competitive tennis matches I just cant relax on important points and this happens often. I make … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: Overcoming Tentative Performances
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Mental Toughness Training Quick fixes... the magic bullet... easy solutions... Every tennis player searches for that one thing that will change his or her game and reap immediate success. Many tennis players dabble in various “magical” methods to have an immediate impact on their game. These tennis players attend tennis clinics, buy … [Read more...] about Djokovic’s Mental Game Keys to Tennis Success
Maintain Emotional Control During Big Tennis Matches Maintaining composure and managing on-court emotions are necessary for optimal performance and enjoying the game of tennis. Managing emotions doesn't mean you won’t get angry after a bad line call or a double fault. Emotions are a part of any competitive experience. Composure just means … [Read more...] about Tennis Players Who Have Mental Meltdowns
Are You Read For Mental Training? In this week’s tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers: A question from a tennis coach who has a student that is 4 years old and wants to know if she can start mental training. She is an advanced tennis player but when things get difficult she breaks down. Dr. Cohn … [Read more...] about Tennis Podcast: When Can Players Start Mental Training?
Wawrinka Wins Ugly At The 2015 Dubai Tennis Championship Winning ugly is still winning, but to win you first must stay in the game mentally to give yourself a chance. A lot of tennis players make a huge mistake when they are down early in a match... They make the faulty assumption that because they are not playing their best tennis they cannot … [Read more...] about Winning Ugly When Not Playing Your Best