Concentration MINDBOX

Concentration

Threat or Challenge

Jan. 20, 2021

Like many other sports, it is much easier to focus on threats rather than embracing the challenge. Stop placing so much emphasis on winning or losing. Learn how to flip things around and change your mindset. Coach: Aleks Szymanski, Founder of Tennisletics, and Certified Mental Coach. Bio: Founder o…

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When Things Go Wrong

Jan. 12, 2021

Inevitably, things go wrong. Learn how you can help your juniors manage themselves to focus on the things that can be controlled to de-escalate the situation. Coach: Positive Coaching Alliance, better athletes, better people. Bio: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national non-profit organizati…

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Distractions

Nov. 10, 2020

Discover how arousal levels and self-talk can affect you. Learn to embrace the challenges that you experience on the tennis court. Set your mindset right and achieve your potential. Coach: Aleks Szymanski, Founder of Tennisletics, and Certified Mental Coach. Bio: Founder of Tennisletics and tennis …

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Total Awareness

Nov. 6, 2020

Learn how to be aware of everything on the tennis court. Stop trying to block things out because it won't work. Discover how you can keep your focus by accepting what tennis is. Coach: Chris Haggard, former world no.19 doubles. Won 7 ATP titles. Bio: Turned pro in 1993. Spent 15 years on the ATP To…

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When Parents Can Be Helpful Or Harmful

Oct. 29, 2020

As a parent, are you going to be helpful or helpful to your junior players' development? Discover how to ensure you can have the most positive impact. Coach: Positive Coaching Alliance, better athletes, better people. Bio: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national non-profit organization with …

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Don't Look Around

Oct. 25, 2020

Hear about concentration through a powerful story about Dennis playing at Wimbledon as a 17-year-old in 1960 and what he discovered. Coach: Dennis Ralston, American tennis legend and Hall of Famer. Bio: Right-handed, former American tennis legend whose playing career spanned the 1960s and 1970s. NC…

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Routines

Oct. 23, 2020

Learn how you can increase your level of focus on the court by concentrating on the items that enhance your performance. Discover the differences between practice and matches. Embrace routines to take your tennis to the next level. Coach: Aleks Szymanski, Founder of Tennisletics, and Certified Ment…

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Importance Of Concentration

Oct. 15, 2020

Let's talk about focus. Seek a vision about what you are going to do. Your actions are determined by what you visualize. Learn to get back on track and keep the will to win. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed i…

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Focus During A Point

Oct. 11, 2020

What tools and techniques can you use to maintain focus throughout a point? Learn what should you be thinking about. Coach: Ashley Weinhold, current professional American tennis player. Bio: Winner of Girls 18 National title in 2007. Highest singles WTA ranking was World Number 181 on October 10, 2…