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Play Your BEST Tennis at any Age! - Essential Tennis Podcast #377

Play Your BEST Tennis at any Age! - Essential Tennis Podcast #377

January 5, 2022

As we get older adjusting our training, mindset and expectations on the tennis court can be a huge challenge! Today’s special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast features an open, candid conversation between two lifelong tennis coaches (Ian Westermann and Nate Brolling) about how they’re finding success in competition after many years away from matches to focus on their instruction. You’ll learn about physical preparation, mental hurdles and much more. 

Huge Tennis Mindset Hack - Essential Tennis Podcast #376

Huge Tennis Mindset Hack - Essential Tennis Podcast #376

December 21, 2021

Ever have an off day on the tennis court? Of course you have! How you react and respond to those days may very well determine if you continue to improve, stay stuck, or even regress back to lower levels. Today’s special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast highlights a key mindset hack that will allow you to embrace less than ideal training sessions and matches so you can make the most of each and every day on the court.

My Serve FAILED Me - Essential Tennis Podcast #375

My Serve FAILED Me - Essential Tennis Podcast #375

December 10, 2021

All my life my serve has been smooth, flowing and natural. Now, over just the last few months, it has become jerky, tight and slow. Why?? The answer reveals tennis improvement truths that are critical for all players to understand if they want to continue developing their games and reaching the next level. Find out what it is in this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast.

7 Signs You Should FIRE Your Coach - Essential Tennis Podcast #374

7 Signs You Should FIRE Your Coach - Essential Tennis Podcast #374

November 17, 2021

Are you wasting time and money on your current tennis coach? This special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast dives deep into the signs and signals that it may be the case and also provides a clear blueprint for what you SHOULD be looking for during your lessons. Every tennis player has different goals and every coach provides a slightly different service so understanding these nuances is critical to your tennis happiness and success.

Top 7 Competitive Tennis Lessons - Essential Tennis Podcast #373

Top 7 Competitive Tennis Lessons - Essential Tennis Podcast #373

November 4, 2021

A year ago I challenged myself to get back into competitive tennis after focusing exclusively on my coaching for over a decade. Now, after high performance training sessions, drilling, playing league matches, doubles tournaments and singles tournaments I realize I had SO much to learn about myself and my game. This episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast shares the top 7 of those lessons so you can learn from my successes and failures.

Where I’ve been… (personal update)

Where I’ve been… (personal update)

November 4, 2021

A lot has happened since the last episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast so I wanted to post a quick explanation about where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to. If you’re curious then listen in. If you’re looking for instruction then skip this post!

6 Step Match Anxiety Cure - Essential Tennis Podcast #372

6 Step Match Anxiety Cure - Essential Tennis Podcast #372

April 19, 2021

Do you get nervous during tennis matches causing you to play worse, get tight, and choke? If so this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is a must listen because you'll discover a step by step process for dealing with anxiety, finding peace with competitive situations, and truly performing your best.

The Key To Improvement, No Fooling - Essential Tennis Podcast #371

The Key To Improvement, No Fooling - Essential Tennis Podcast #371

April 1, 2021

April 1st has a very deep and special meaning for me and in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast I’ll reveal what it is. You’ll learn how it has shaped my growth as a tennis player, coach, business owner and much more. This single perspective and focus has done more to help me accomplish my goals on and off the court than anything else over the last 10 years. I hope it does the same for you.

The Secret To Federer’s Success - Essential Tennis Podcast #370

The Secret To Federer’s Success - Essential Tennis Podcast #370

March 5, 2021

Everybody knows Roger Federer as an elite tennis player but how did he gather those skills? What and where are his roots as a person and a competitor? My special guest on this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast has the answers after taking an incredible journey to dig deep and uncover Federer’s past. 

The Truth About Being Nervous - Essential Tennis Podcast #369

The Truth About Being Nervous - Essential Tennis Podcast #369

February 25, 2021

Do you get nervous before big tennis matches? Of course you do - you’re not a robot! The key to tennis success when the pressure is on isn’t removing nervousness but having the right relationship with it which is exactly what you’ll learn about in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast. It’s time to play your best tennis when it really matters!

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