Breathing is taught in so many other activities such as yoga and martial arts, so why is it not taught as being important in tennis? I feel that breathing properly is a huge part of the bigger issue of being relaxed when we play and very important in the search for playing in the zone. […]
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Playing Tennis in the Zone: How Do You Get There?
It’s been said by just about everyone that tennis is a mental game. So in order to play your best, your mind and body must be connected properly. Just as your body alternates between action and rest, your mind has an active and inactive component. Here I will discuss how to play the mental game […]
Get Rid of Negative and Unproductive Thoughts Now
When unproductive thoughts come into your mind, do you know what to do to recover from them? Maybe the first question should be, “Are you even aware of your unproductive thoughts?’ Because, only when you are aware of them can you begin to deal with them.“I really need to make a hit.” “I am playing […]
Improve Your Tennis Game By Asking Yourself These Questions
How many of the following questions will you answer yes to? Do you want to be more mentally tougher? Are you enjoying playing less and less because you get frustrated thinking you should be playing better? Are you looking for another (easier) way to play so that you can improve your game? Do you feel […]
Baseball Instruction: Pitching, Hitting, Fielding
The three short videos you should watch are listed below. It is important to understand the science behind these things. That being said, the most misunderstood part of these videos is how is it possible for the human body to do these things? The fact that the human body can even do these things is […]
Tennis Lesson: Changing Unproductive Thoughts
When unproductive thoughts come into your mind, do you know what to do to recover from them? Maybe the first question should be, “Are you even aware of your unproductive thoughts?” Because, only when you are aware of them can you begin to deal with them. Here are examples of unproductive thoughts. I just need […]
Tennis Instructor In Anacortes, WA
Through his books and his coaching, David Ranney guides tennis players to a place where they learn to play up to their potential. With coaching the boys and girls tennis teams at Anacortes High School to doing Peak Performance Seminars private lessons and holding tennis camps in the summer, David’s passionate approach has his students […]
Why Don’t other Tennis Players Play Like Federer?
Here is what I don’t understand. Roger Federer is definitely, in my opinion, the greatest player the world has ever seen. Maybe he is over the top and will not win another major tournament, but that doesn’t change the fact that he has broken just about every record out there. In order to do this, […]