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COFFEE for Athletes: GOOD and BAD

Posted on 17 May, 2017 at 20:20 Comments comments (1)

COFFEE consumption can have many GOOD benefits for your body , BUT...they come with some very serious WARNINGS specially for ATHLETES.

In a few words coffee " aids athletic performance", BUT...create PROBLEMS in Connective Soft Tissue and SLOWS down HEALING after INJURIES...Please watch the video from the beginning to the end. There is so much more VERY USEFUL info on it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCHeQs6nUFo


MENTAL PREPARATION before a tough tennis match

Posted on 15 June, 2016 at 20:00 Comments comments (0)

How should we  prepare for a tough tennis match ???.

Some tips :

1. Remind yourself of the qualities you have

2. Focus on playing good tennis regardless of how your opponent plays, and remember how your typical game looks like

3. If you know your opponent, determine their weaknesses and your game plan

4) Never give up

5) Keep pressure on your opponent no matter what.

6) Be ready for changes of momentum or losing your lead

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PARENTING a kid- tennis entuziast

Posted on 15 June, 2016 at 19:45 Comments comments (0)

GREAT video for the parents watching their kids playing tennis:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqaOdQMB0M8&feature=share

What are your views regarding this topic ??? What are YOU DOING while you are watching your kid playing a taugh match  ????



Choosing the BEST SHOTS SELECTION during tennis matches

Posted on 1 June, 2016 at 18:05 Comments comments (0)

From my experience, the best tip I can give to you is: Focuse all your attention on your opponent not on yourself. Your shots selection and strategy have to be based on what your opponent don't like and not on what you like. Don't think to yourself at all, trust your "weapons " and just use them to make your opponent"s "life" harder. ....what do YOU THINK ??? ...

What makes you PLAYING BETTER during MATCHES

Posted on 1 June, 2016 at 17:55 Comments comments (0)

How do you APPROACH a COMPETITIVE tennis MATCH ???

What  things can help US/ YOU to stay FULLY ENGAGED and play YOUR BEST TENNIS during the competitive matches??? At this " chapter" there are not bad suggestions. Whatever makes YOU playing better tennis, that is what YOU should do to keep yourself competitive . Please feel free to come with YOUR OWN SUGGESTIONS, regardless how " strange " it might look like....Maybe just imagining you opponent " naked" can...

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Guide lines about MENTAL TOUGHNESS in TENNIS:

Posted on 1 June, 2016 at 17:45 Comments comments (0)

Guide lines about MENTAL TOUGHNESS in TENNIS:

During the match, the goal should be to be “all in” or 100 percent fully engaged as close to every point as possible.

During the match:

1- Know your game plan and be committed to executing it.

2- Create the appropriate mindset with performance cues such as “one point at a time,” “play with margin over the net,” etc.

3- Follow a consistent routine between points that fully pre...

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Managing FRESH INJURIES

Posted on 1 June, 2016 at 9:25 Comments comments (0)

Managing FRESH INJURIES:

 

ICE soothes inflamed, swollen tissues which helps reduce the pain and swelling accompanying a FRESH injury.

 

The sooner you ice an injury the better. Your goal should be to begin icing within five minutes.

 

Normally you’ll want to apply ICE for 20 minutes, then allow the area to rest without ice for 20 minutes. Repeat this process as much as possible during the first 48 to 72 hours following injury to reliev...

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