Rafael Nadal Struggles with Self-confidence – So Will You!

The best tennis players of our sport look and act extremely self-confident, but we forget that it might be completely different under the surface. They are also experiencing uncertainty and doubt. Tennis is an odd sport. Some days, you feel … Continue reading

How Stanislas Wawrinka Had a Panic Attack and Won the US Open

We tend to believe that if we can control our inner life – meaning our thoughts, feelings and emotions – then we have the opportunity to perform well. We tend to believe that if we think positively, we will be … Continue reading

Demystifying Mental Toughness

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Why You Should not Aim for a Fun Tennis Journey 

A lot of aspiring professional tennis players have this romantic idea that along your tennis journey, you will feel joy all the way through. They think that you should not lose the joy of tennis, and that if you do, … Continue reading

Thinking Positive under Extreme Pressure – Come On!?

Thinking positive under extreme pressure – come on!? A lot of kids who play tennis are often told to just think positively. You know, how hard can it be!? To be honest, I do think that positive psychology is working … Continue reading