Does Your Child Lack Confidence?

This article was prompted by numerous parents calling me over the years about their child lacking confidence. Some of the questions I receive are around developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain that their child is nervous in … Continue reading

Don’t try to find flow or be in the zone 

Sometimes when you step out on the court you feel like everything is easy. You move effortlessly & you feel like even if you tried you wouldn’t even be able to miss the court. You have a little bit of … 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

Mental Toughness…It’s a Choice!

Recently I have been watching a programme on BBC2 called the Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week which coincidentally a friend of mine from University was participating in. To give you a brief background to the programme, 29 of the UK’s … Continue reading

Letter to a Young Athlete

Letter to a young athlete “Reality is, you are never going to realize your potential, if you can’t master this one thing”. Dear Athlete, Here’s something I’d like to share with you that I’d wish someone would have told me … Continue reading