How to Regain Your Tennis Confidence Have you lost confidence in a certain stroke or part of your tennis game? Imagine playing a match where you have no confidence in your first serve... Every time you step to the base line, you become nervous... You are so afraid to fault that you just try to get the serve in... Your opponent excitedly … [Read more...] about How To Regain Confidence In Your Tennis Game
Pregame Warm-Up Routines The warm-up is important prior to a tennis match. A warm-up gets the blood flowing to the muscles, allows you to get into a rhythm, gets you accustomed to the court conditions. A warm-up also establishes your timing, provides a feeling for your strikes and moves you into your mindset for competing. What are the … [Read more...] about Staying Confident Despite A “Bad” Prematch Warm-Up
Improving Your Mental Strength What makes Novak Djokovic the number one player in tennis today? He certainly has all the shots, but what about his mental toughness? Does he just have an incredibly high confidence in his ability? Is he able to battle hard when he’s down in a match? Does he find a way to win when not playing his best … [Read more...] about Do You Have the Mental Strength of Novak Djokovic?
What Should You Focus on in Tennis? Prior to a tennis match, are you fearful of losing? Do your emotions get out of control when you make an error on the court? For example, when you walk out on the court for a match and you immediately start feel jittery… Your mind is cluttered with thoughts such as: “If I lose, what will my coach think, … [Read more...] about How to Become Process Focused
Staying Motivated During a Season Rough Patch What do you do when you go through a rough patch during the tennis season? Have you ever thought while going through a slump, “I’m no good, why should I even try?” How did you respond to poor play? Did you put in more effort or lose motivation to practice and play? Some players refuse to … [Read more...] about Wozniacki’s Tips For Coping With Ups And Downs In Tennis
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
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?
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
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
Madison Keys' Confidence Boosting Strategy Do you wish you were more confident with your tennis game? Do you know how to become a more confident tennis player? Can you recall a time when a coach told you... You just need more confidence to play better? Maybe he suggested that you could win more matches with a higher level of … [Read more...] about Madison Keys’ Mental Game Keys For Tennis