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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!

Why You Don’t Get Better At Tennis - Essential Tennis Podcast #368

Why You Don’t Get Better At Tennis - Essential Tennis Podcast #368

February 18, 2021

Do you feel stuck with your tennis development? If so you’re probably overlooking ONE big element of improvement. Unfortunately most tennis players skip it which leads to lots of time spent on elements that don’t really matter. To find the solution listen to this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast!

The Big 3 Of Success Routines - Essential Tennis Podcast #367

The Big 3 Of Success Routines - Essential Tennis Podcast #367

February 10, 2021

If you want to play your best tennis then setting up healthy habits and routines is critical, especially around the “Big 3”: sleep, exercise and nutrition. In this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast you’ll hear what tips, tricks and rituals I use to maximize those three areas of my life so I can go into every day with the most energy, focus and drive possible.

Where I’ve Been

Where I’ve Been

February 10, 2021

It's been a long time since I've uploaded an episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast. I'm sorry! I felt like I should explain where I've been so this is a quick update. No coaching or instruction. Just letting you know how things are going and what my plans are.

My First Tennis Lesson In 20 Years - Essential Tennis Podcast #366

My First Tennis Lesson In 20 Years - Essential Tennis Podcast #366

September 10, 2020

Recently I took off my coach’s hat and put on my student hat as I took my first tennis lesson in two decades from a local high performance coach. It was an amazing experience and in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast I’ll share how I dealt with him asking me to focus on different technical elements than what I was trying to do in my own training. Having the right mindset about development and training approaches is key to your success!

76 Year Old Serve Breakthrough - Essential Tennis Podcast #365

76 Year Old Serve Breakthrough - Essential Tennis Podcast #365

September 4, 2020

If you think old dogs can’t learn new tricks this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is for you! You’ll hear the story of a 76 year old coaching student that transformed his first and second serves within just a few hours of training. He even used his new technique in a match the very next day with amazing results. We can all learn from the attitude and mindset of this experienced player!

How To Coach Yourself - Essential Tennis Podcast #364

How To Coach Yourself - Essential Tennis Podcast #364

August 25, 2020

Have you invested in lots of online coaching only to feel overwhelmed and stuck? If so this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is exactly what you need to listen to! Ian uncovers his 7 step process for identifying what to work on, how to make steady, positive progress in the right direction, and knowing when to move on to something new. You’ll finish the episode knowing exactly how to guide yourself to the next level and beyond!

Changing A Decades Old Bad Habit - Essential Tennis Podcast #363

Changing A Decades Old Bad Habit - Essential Tennis Podcast #363

August 19, 2020

Do you have a bad tennis habit that’s been stuck for 10 years or more? So did John, but recently he made a huge breakthrough! Find out how he was able to do it and what steps he took that you can copy yourself. Hint: it did NOT involve hitting more balls, taking more lessons, or playing more matches. This episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast contains the key to finally dropping your old, frustrating habits.

2 Things Needed For Improvement - Essential Tennis Podcast #362

2 Things Needed For Improvement - Essential Tennis Podcast #362

June 30, 2020

Guess what you DON’T need to improve your tennis game: a coach, ball machine, hitting partner or even a tennis court! Sure, those things could all be helpful but often we’re restricted in our ability to access them which is why this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is so important. You’ll learn what other two things you need to advance your skills and exactly how to use them so you can improve no matter where you are or what means you have.

Placing Your Energy - Essential Tennis Podcast #361

Placing Your Energy - Essential Tennis Podcast #361

June 23, 2020

Millions of tennis players dedicate mental and emotional energy to the WRONG things every single time they play a match. The result is no bandwidth left over to focus on what really matters when it comes to playing great tennis! In this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast you’ll learn what your mind should be focused on, what it shouldn’t, and how you can improve this critical skill and become a better competitor.

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