Should You Quit Tennis?

02.17.2019 - By Tennis Psychology Podcast

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Do you feel nervous before matches and are under a lot of pressure to the point where you don't want to play the game anymore? In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Dwayne who's questioning whether he should continue to play tennis. Here's what Dwayne had to say about his game: "My problem is that I hate that nervous feeling before going into a match and all the pressure of wanting to be good enough to showcase what I've practiced for months. I hate the feeling, I'm even thinking about quitting the game. I do try to focus on the game itself but that feeling of being nervous really gets to me at my core. What should I do? Should I just quit the game?" Listen to the podcast to hear what Dr. Cohn suggests to do overcome nerves before going into a match. 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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