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 an unforced error or play defensively and it happened again recently in the Scottish veterans tournament. I’m now 66 years old. What can I do to improve my mental game especially for important points.”
Dr. Cohn gives mental game tips on how to relax in tennis.
Listen to this week’s tennis psychology podcast to learn how to improve your performance in tennis and other mental game barriers that limit your performance.
COHN: “You’re not alone in players who struggle making important points and I think there are some things that you can do to improve your mental game and play better on those important points. I would like to point out that number 1 you can’t relax and number 2 you tend to play defensively and make errors on those important points.”
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