Archive for September, 2013

PLAYING IN THE WIND

By Allen Fox, Ph.D. c 2013, all rights reserved The only player who can beat Serena Williams is Serena Williams. She is superior to almost every player on the women’s tour in every aspect of the game except emotional stability. She moves faster, hits harder, and serves immensely better. If she doesn’t self-destruct nobody has […]

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BEWARE OF EXCUSE-MAKING

BOOK EXCERPT FROM “TENNIS: WINNING THE MENTAL MATCH” By Allen Fox, Ph.D. c 2010, all rights reserved Hard-fought, dragged out tennis matches often become stressful. We want to win but fear we might not. One means of escaping the pressure to win is by making excuses. As bad as losing is, it doesn’t seem so […]

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