Category Archives: Mental Skills

PSYCHOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF MENTAL TOUGHNESS IN ELITE TENNIS

By Joshua Colomar, iTPA Intern

In analyzing the psychological characteristics of highly skilled athletes, we find mental toughness as an important component many different ways (both practically and theoretically). However, many authors describe the importance of mental toughness, but consensus is not always clear. Continue reading

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Physical and Mental Demands of Common Tennis Drills

By Oliver Statham, CTPS   iTPA Staff

Elite senior and junior players usually have training time constraints due to either school or year-round tournament commitments. Therefore, understanding the physical and mental demands of drills within a practice session is fundamental to delivering a well-structured periodized program for optimal physical and technical development. Continue reading

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Mental Skills Training for Tennis Players: An Added Skill Set for the Tennis Performance Specialist

Tennis is an individual sport. Therefore, it is imperative for players to develop intrinsic values, motives, and self-control. In today’s game, Continue reading

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Mental Skills Training for Tennis Players: An Added Skill Set for the Tennis Performance Specialist

Are you looking for tips to help you get the most out of any training session with your tennis athletes? Continue reading

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