Tennis concentration is the ability to focus your mind on what’s important during the match to help you execute each shot well. Tennis players who concentrate well are aware of the ball, court, and their opponents only; they are able to block out distractions. A tennis player concentrating in the zone is able to filter out unnecessary noise and … [Read more...] about Tennis Concentration: Handling Distractions
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A big challenge for many junior tennis players mindset is that they are too concerned about what others think when they play. Worrying about what others think is a huge distraction to your tennis game to say the least. I should say that you should care about other people close to you. However, caring too much about what others think about your … [Read more...] about Tennis Mind Games: Do You Crave Approval?
Intimidation is a huge mental game obstacle for tennis juniors. It starts when you compare yourself to your opponent before a match. Many tennis players worry about the skills or ranking of their opponent, which causes them to feel inferior or lose confidence in ability to win. What do you think about when you are intimidated? Do you feel … [Read more...] about Does Intimidation Hurt Your Tennis Game?
One of the hallmarks of a strong mental game of tennis is your ability to stay composed when you are down in a match or making unforced errors. You cannot be a consistent performer unless you slay the raging monster within – or control your emotions during matches. I am sure at one time (or two) your mind game let you down because you became … [Read more...] about Tennis Mind Games and Juniors Who Cheat
Let's face it, some tennis players have mental toughness while others allow their mind to interfere with peak performance on the tennis court. Many tennis players just don’t realize the importance of their mental game strength. What are the top signs your mental game is preventing your from performing to your potential on the tennis … [Read more...] about Top 8 Signs You Need a Better Mental Game