Tennis Pressure

Tennis Podcast: Do You “Fold” Under Pressure in Tennis

Tennis Psychology Podcast

Improving Confidence in Tennis In this week’s tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from a tennis grandmother who says: “I have two grandchildren (10 years & 11 years) who are potentially very good tennis players but easily “fold ” when

How to Perform Well Under Pressure

Tennis Psychology

Playing Composed Under Pressure Most tennis players encounter pressure during matches. What is pressure? Pressure occurs when you feel like you should win, have to play well or worry about the consequences of losing. You can feel increased pressure during critical moments in the match (e.g. third set

Do You Perform Better Under Pressure?

Tennis Psychology

Is Pressure An Advantage or Disadvantage? Pressure can be both an advantage and disadvantage for your game depending on how you interpret the pressure. Some tennis players thrive under pressure, whereas other players fold under pressure. Serena Williams thinks pressure is harmful to her game. Williams played her

Did Federer Psych Out Murray?

Foginini's Mental Game

Was Murray Nervous to Play Federer? Was too much read into his comments? Did he really psych out Murray with his comments? Did Murray play tight in the first set? Based on Murray’s first serve percent in the first set, you can conclude he played tight and controlled

Andy Murray’s Tournament Mindset

Tennis Psychology

Playing Beyond Your Comfort Zone Andy Murray’s performance at Wimbledon hasn’t disappointed fans. The Scot came out with both guns blazing to dismantle Stanislas Wawrinka in the 4th round in a thrilling five-setter 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3. Not to mention that a Brit hasn’t won Wimbledon for