What Are Your Goals in Tennis? What is your goal? What do you want to accomplish? What place to do want to arrive at by the end of the season? These are questions that every tennis player should mull around in their minds. The reality is that tennis players find themselves at different points along the goal setting continuum. Some … [Read more...] about How Top Tennis Players Use Goals to Improve Play
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How Do You Improve Mental Toughness in Tennis? What does success in tennis require? Of course, success requires physical practice and technical skills but that is not enough. Tennis is more than being quick, having a strong aerobic capacity and having good strokes. Throughout the course of your tennis training and competitive career, you … [Read more...] about ‘My Game is My Mental Toughness’ Says Serena Williams
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?
Jo-Wilfred Tsonga pulled off a huge upset in the Paris Masters Tennis Tournament last week. Tsonga defeated David Nadlbandian 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the finals. Tsonga cruised through three higher seeded players: Andy Roddick, James Blake, and Novak Djokovic to put him in the final. As a sports psychologist for tennis players, I know the power of your … [Read more...] about Pro Tennis Psychology: Tsonga’s Success