Driving with the Emergency Break

Driving with the Emergency Break   Imagine driving a high performance car, say a Lamborghini, on a race track. You start the car and you begin to drive. You give it more gas, you shift the gears, and your speed climbs. You feel your car moving faster and faster until all of a sudden…you hit…

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 The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Tennis

 The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Tennis   Indifference/Apathy – If you want to achieve your goals and improve performance, there’s no room for any lack in effort. Always put in 110%. Stubbornness – Being stubborn means your aren’t coachable. Being uncoachable will make you unsuccessful. However, being open-minded will expose new skills or…

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No More Stereotyping

We, as athletes, are all guilty of doing this. We end up stereotyping our opponents before even playing against them. We hear that they are tall, haven’t lost a game all year because of their skill, where they grew up, etc., which can really create some serious mental blocks.  This can go the other way…

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Eliminate Mindset Distractions

Trying to completely empty your mind seems like an easy task, until you want to practice it. It is so simple to be able to erase everything in your head, for only a couple of seconds.  Why does it seem like other people can practice having an empty mind but it just doesn’t seem like…

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Jump Levels

There is always another level in you. I don’t care who you are: A JV player or Lebron James.What is the biggest room in the world? It is the Room for Improvement. I also have always looked up to players like Michael Jordan, Lebron James, and Skyler Diggins. Whether you were a freshman, a National…

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5 Characteristics of a Successful Tennis Mindset

5 Characteristics of a Successful Tennis Mindset   Passion- Don’t play tennis for your friends, or your parents,  or because you just want to win. You want to play tennis because you love it and you’re passionate about it. If you truly love playing tennis, then it’s not going to seem like work for you,…

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