Australian Open Thoughts

‘The statistics are overwhelmingly in favour of players who win the first set.’   ‘It often seems to be that the closer players are to losing, the more relaxed they are.’   Mats Wilander made these two mental skills statements whilst commentating for Eurosport on the 2018 Australian Open. They point to a problem that … Read more

Keeping Relaxation in Mind.

We had an e-mail from a coach who was unsure that relaxation could actually be trained so thought it would be good to paint a picture of just how simple it can be to add this key ingredient into almost any on-court drill. Imagine you’re a player and your coach has just asked the group … Read more