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Character – The Foundation of Excellence
May 11, 2010

Great Tennis Performers

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Great performers in any arena have the ability to perform best WHEN IT REALLY COUNTS. How do we develop this ability ?


  1. Get physically in great shape
  2. Have routines and patterns to go when this time arrives
  3. Set goals. Goalsetting leads to much higher levels of performance.
  4. Practice under pressure. In practice situations make yourself play from 5-5, or play only in the battlezones (deuce).
  5. Have success in matches when the score is close (and have the ability to recall the way you felt and played during this time).