Why Playing Cautiously Hurts Performance
Welcome to session seventy-two of The Tennis Psychology Podcast.
Dr. Patrick Cohn at Sports Psychology for Tennis, is a mental game of tennis expert and helps tournament players, tennis coaches and parents improve confidence, focus, and composure using sports psychology strategies.
In this week’s tennis psychology session, Dr. Cohn:
Helps a player who is caught in a vicious cycle between going out playing freely, swinging out on the ball, making some errors, and then playing cautiously.
Learn why playing cautiously or carefully is never a good option in tennis.
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“Maggie had such a great weekend. As always, after she works with you she just seems more grounded and focused. She’s less likely to look around and get distracted during her match. She’s more focused on one point at a time. Also, as a parent, I’ve learned to encourage her process goals and not outcomes. Consequently, she played well and won her first doubles match, upsetting a seeded team in a really really close match!”
~Katherine Johnson Cannata, Maggie’s mother