Tennis Inside The Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for Champions by Rob PolishookTennis Inside The Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for Champions by Rob Polishook

Tennis Inside The Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for Champions

byRob Polishook

Paperback | August 1, 2015

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When you play, would you like to:

  • Adapt and Adjust under pressure in a match?
  • Bounce back easily after setbacks and losses?
  • Reframe negativity and use it as fuel?
  • No longer concentrate on what you can’t control?
  • Stay focused on the present, not the past or future?
  • Compete like a champion under the most difficult situations?

Now you can!

Tennis Inside the Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for Champions is the first book of its kind that allows the athlete to be the player, the coach and the champion of his/her game.

This highly interactive format offers you individualized mental training exercises, quotes from pros about their personal experiences, and key principals and strategies to help you overcome real challenges on the court. This unique combination gives athletes effortless confidence, incredible flexibility and unprecedented freedom during matches, which is often the difference between winning and losing.

Developed from years of experience with athletes who became champions, these 32 cutting edge mental training workouts will help you develop your own style, story and skills to discover the exceptional spirit of your game. Tennis Inside the Zone transforms your talents so that the magic of achieving your personal peak performance is actually fun. You will finally experience your personal best, both on and off the court. Get ready to excel in ways you may never have thought possible.

Title:Tennis Inside The Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for ChampionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.48 inPublished:August 1, 2015Publisher:Smart Cat PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1987957075

ISBN - 13:9781987957075

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Off-Court WorkoutsWorkout 1: How Do I Get the Mental Edge? Unlock the Mystery of the Mental GameWorkout 2: Winning Within: The Athlete is a Person First and a Performer SecondWorkout 3: How to Get and Stay Motivated! Understanding Your Big WhyWorkout 4: Competeology: The Key to WinningWorkout 5: So You Want to Win! What Will It Take?Workout 6: Goal Setting: Players Don't Plan to Fail, But They Do Fail to PlanWorkout 7: What Does it Take to Win? Awareness and the 5 A'sWorkout 8: Playing Inside the Zone: One Point at a TimeWorkout 9: Dream On! How Imagery Can Help You WinSection 2: Pre-Match WorkoutsWorkout 10: OMG... I'm Nervous! Five Ways to Work Through Pre-Match JittersWorkout 11: How to Play in the Moment: It's as Easy as BreathingWorkout 12: Court Awareness: Playing With Your Mental Positioning SystemWorkout 13: Why Can't I Play Matches Like I Practice? Five Reasons This HappensWorkout 14: Concentrate! Focus on What You Can ControlWorkout 15: Rituals That Work: Plan and Prepare for SuccessWorkout 16: Stay Positive! Seven Questions That Will Improve Your GameSection 3: Match WorkoutsWorkout 17: Between-Point Rituals: Don't Leave Home Without Them!Workout 18: Tense, Nervous... Can't Relax? Five Ways to Manage PressureWorkout 19: Tension, Tears, and Twitches: The Secret to Managing StressWorkout 20: I SUCK! How to Tame Negative Self-TalkWorkout 21: You Cannot Be Serious! Seven Tools to Help You Regain Your FocusWorkout 22: Match Point... Relax! But How? Five Steps to Closing Out a MatchWorkout 23: The Towel is Your Friend: How to Stay Calm Each PointWorkout 24: Competing in the Trenchs: One Part Skill, Three Parts WillWorkout 25: Riding the Waves: Using Momentum to Win in CompetitionWorkout 26: Get Outta Your Mind: It's the Only Way to Compete!Section 4: Post-Match WorkoutsWorkout 27: Losing Stinks! Five Steps to Dealing With a Tough LossWorkout 28: Mistakes, Setbacks and Failure: The Only Way to WinWorkout 29: I'm Better! How Could I Lose! 7 Biggest Mistakes the Favorites MakesWorkout 30: Sweet Victory! Seven Questions to Ask After a Win (or Loss)Workout 31: Flight, Fight, Freeze: The Seven Biggest Fears That Paralyze AthletesWorkout 32: I Can't Believe I Choked! Understanding Slumps, Blocks and the Yips

Editorial Reviews

"We have seen firsthand how Rob's work has positively impacted players, both as a person and a tennis player. His program is a must for anyone who wants to break through to the next level." --Tim Mayotte, former #7 professional in the world"Bring Polishook's new book Tennis Inside the Zone to practice sessions, rainy day chalk talks and matches. You'll soon be able to relax while your players stop making excuses, play the key points with ease, and learn how to compete in big match situations." --Ira Miller, Tennis Coach"Our son is a junior tennis player and he has been working with Rob on various aspects of his mental game. Since that time we have seen a tremendous improvement in his game." -- Stephen, Tennis Dad