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Playing in a Zen State

As you may know, I have published 3 books dealing with Zen tennis, Zen baseball and Zen basketball. So, what is this Zen stuff all about? The word Zen is from the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese word Chán (?), which can be approximately translated as “meditation” or “meditative state.” OK, everyone knows you must […]

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I am really excited about my new website As you may know, I have published four books: Tennis: Play the Mental Game, Playing Zen-Sational Tennis, Becoming a Zen-Sational Basketball Shooter, & Playing Zen-Sational Baseball. All of these books focus on how to play better using powerful mental techniques I have developed. Using them will […]

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Don’t Choke Do This Instead

Do you let thoughts of winning or losing come into your mind when you are playing a tiebreaker, you are ahead or if the match is tight? Do you do anything about these thoughts? Is it too late to recover from such thoughts? Do you suffer from thinking too much…..especially about the outcome of the game? […]

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Why Losing is Good!

Playing winning tennis is much more fun, isn’t it? And nobody likes to lose, do they? That being said, becoming mentally tough and getting the most from losing is an important part of your training. It is all about attitudes. When I’m working with a new student, their reaction to a loss is often comments […]

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Play Better Tennis by Focusing In Segments

Play Better Tennis by Focusing In Segments by David Ranney, Author of Playing Zen-Sational Tennis You can learn to play better tennis and by focusing on very specific parts of your game. I learned this concept from a terrific book called The Talent Code, by Daniel Coyle. This book discovers how talent is developed by […]

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