Mental Tennis ; ‘TTricks of the trade’’
Contrary to popular belief professional tennis players suffers from many of the same mental struggles as the regular club or recreational player . Mental toughness is arguably the most important skill set required in order to fulfill your potential a nd so being aware of some simple yet highly effective ‘ttricks of the trade’’ will provide you with an unshakeable confidence and perhaps even mor e importantly,, a plan of action when in the heat of battle..
Modern day tennis h as become a complex conundrum involving an expansive range of factors for players to comprehend and master including movement patterns,, strategical awareness,, statistical tendencies and biomechanical recommendations.. The spectacular shots we see from the p rofessional players are undoubtedly awe inspiring but it is ultimately their mastery of the basic principles of the game that separates them from the ‘aaverage Joe’’.. With so much information readily available through modern technology and coaching , it can o ften be easy to forget the fundamentals and mistakenly evaluate the game with a ‘ttop down’’ approach.. When experiencing difficult periods during a match focusing on simple concepts such as a ‘llow to high’’ swing or the ‘bbounce - hit’’ of the ball will elicit a clear thought process devoid of unnecessary distractions.. After all tennis is simply a matter of putting the ball over the net and in the court one more time that your opponent.. Nothing more.. Nothing less..