Tennis can be related to gambling. Both in positive and negative aspects. If we play the match we have to know how to use our strengths and weaknesses. Are we going to start with all our weapons visible? How are we planning to not show our weaknesses? Is it worthy to spend additional few hundreds… Continue reading Risk assessment in tennis
Second serve. For some players it is a possibility to put pressure on the opponent. For others it is a scary moment when hand is shaking and thoughts about making a double fault come to mind really quickly. Players are individuals so their reactions but being aware of these facts will help take proper approach… Continue reading It is time to attack second serve!
Millions of people around the world run on the tennis court and try to hit the ball away from the opponent. It doesn’t matter where you live or how good you are the purpose of this game is the same – you have to win the point, then gem, then set and finally the whole… Continue reading Tennis player – activity or a job?
6/0 6/0. This score has 2 faces. For a winner this is the easiest possible score and the best scenario that can happen at any time. For the loser many times this is a humiliating experience that can lead to many months full of doubts, negative thoughts and lack of motivation. Is it easy to… Continue reading Why you should always win 6/0 6/0
The most important stroke in tennis. There are opinions that this is a serve. There are people who say it is return. Modern coaches like to pick forehand as the most important stroke in tennis. Where is the truth? I think it is not vital to have a debate about which one is the first,… Continue reading The benefits of serving wide
We practice hard. We put more on-court hours to get advantage over opponents. We spend more money to make sure that our performance goes up. Then comes the tournament. The test of our skills. And we lose the match… What should we do right now?
Tennis is definitely an individual game. Player has to deal with different obstacles only by himself. Of course there is a parent or coach sitting next to the court but this support won’t be enough while facing break point in the final set or while missing an easy put away into the fence. Player is… Continue reading 3 different self-talks in tennis