control your destiny

“There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.” – Tommy Lasorda Baseball great Tommy Lasorda knew the importance of filling his team with players who take charge of their destiny. Be the player that makes change, shakes things up, and is…

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Predator VS Prey Mindset in tennis

Predator vs. Prey Mindset in Tennis You have a choice each moment on the court, in school and in life. Are you going to be the Predator or Prey?  Are you on the prowl, or are you constantly fearing for your life?  When you think about animals in their natural habitats, there are always two…

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Jump Levels in tennis

Jump Levels in Tennis No matter who you are, you always have the ability to jump to another level. Whether you’re a JV tennis player or Serena Williams, you have another level in you. My dad has always been my role model. When I was a kid my dad would always ask my brothers and…

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Don’t get caught up in the Fan Mentality

Don’t Get Caught Up in the Fan Mentality Each person involved has their own role in tennis: players play, coaches coach, administrators administrate, referees ref, parents parent, etc. As a player, you should only focus on playing! Don’t try to put yourself in any only role, including the spectator role.   ​Know your role –…

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10 ways parents can help their kids play their best

  10 Ways Parents Can Help their Kids Play their Best Communicate you believe in them both verbally and nonverbally. Great parents believe in their kids and communicate it regularly. You can TELL them and SHOW them that you believe in them. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate that you accept them, love them, & are proud…

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10 Tournament Tips for tennis players

  1. Recharge your battery in between sets. Don’t watch a lot of the other tennis games going on so you can detach yourself emotionally and mentally while you aren’t competing. Get out of the tournament area when there is some time to do so. 2. Do not make the tournament into an “special” event.…

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