Overcoming Expectations of Who You Should Beat

05.31.2020 - By Tennis Psychology Podcast

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Do you find yourself struggling with your mental game when you have a play an opponent that is younger or has a lower UTR than you? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Nathan. Here's what Nathan had to say about his game: "My problem in matches is playing an opponent younger than I am. I’m afraid to lose to this kid, I get really frustrated for every point. My tennis in practice and matches are very different for example in practice. I get scared when I get easy shots. I miss the easiest of shots. How can I play better when I know I should win the match?" Listen to the podcast to hear what Dr. Cohn suggests to overcome your expectations of beating certain players! Other Resources for Tennis Players and Coaches Download a free tennis psychology report to improve your tennis mindset between points. Improve your mental toughness with Tennis Confidence Audio Program. Get expert mental coaching for tennis. Read articles at sports psychology for tennis. *Subscribe to The Tennis Psychology Podcast at iTunes!

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