How to Keep Your Lead in a Match Do you ever find yourself cruising along in a match and the second set or third set you're in command and controlling your opponent and then all of the sudden, BOOM! Something happens and you lose the match? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question … [Read more...] about How to Let Go of Comfort Zones in Tennis
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Mental Training to Improve Tennis Performance What’s the one thing holding you back from peak performance on the court? If you were to ask a tennis player after a bad match as to the reason for their performance, rarely does that player talk about their technique. Most tennis players attribute bad performances to some mental factor: "I … [Read more...] about Why Are These Pros Using Mental Game Coaches?
Overcoming Fear of Failure in Matches In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Mary who wants to know how she can help her son gain confidence in matches. Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your mental game question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his … [Read more...] about Tennis Players Who Worry About Mistakes
Developing a Stronger Mental Game Are you at a plateau in your tennis game? Are you frustrated with not seeing improvements in your tennis game after hours and hours of additional practice and training? Many tennis players look to get an edge over the competition and turn to a variety of physical solutions: the newest tennis shoes … [Read more...] about Are You Ignoring Mental Training For Tennis?
Tennis players I know spend a lot of time working with instructors and taking lessons to improve their mechanics or technique. You must work on your strokes to improve your game – this is a given. However, many players become too obsessed with perfect stroke mechanics, which interferes with their ability to “be a performer.” How many “swing … [Read more...] about The Mental Game of Tennis: Think Less