Zone Training 2020

Zone Training Questionnaire

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1. Which of the following phenomenon has been reported in the Zone or Flow state? (3 answers)
2. What does the Inner Game formula ‘p = P – i' stand for?
3. What is most likely to cause interference and take you out of the Zone?
4. When the prefrontal cortex (the front of the brain responsible for talking to ourselves) goes quiet, neuroscience calls this;
5. What is the Stress response more commonly known as?
6. If a player’s default reaction under stress is ‘fight’, they are more likely to;
7. If a player’s default reaction under stress is to ‘flight’, they are more likely to;
8. Holding the breath or shallow breathing can result in; (2 answers)
9. Focusing attention on breathing can result in a; (3 answers)
1 out of 4
10. The on-court breathing/relaxation exercise is progressive for the level of challenge because; (2 answers)
11. What was the primary focus and the secondary focus for the first on-court breathing exercise in module 2?
12. The first principle of the Inner Game which Tim Gallwey discovered was;
13. What part of our brain is involved in ‘recognising’ the spin, speed, direction, of the ball?
14. Poor tracking of the ball can lead to; (2 answers)
15. How can we help to increase focus on the exercise, bounce-hit?
16. What might prevent the exercise ‘bounce-hit’ from being effective? (3 answers)
17. Which of these is a ball awareness focusing exercise? (3 answers)
18. When Max was focused on monitoring his balance in module 3, he noticed this extra benefit;
2 out of 4
19. Which of the following is an awareness-raising focusing exercise? (3 answers)
20. In module 3, what is one of the best indicators of technical efficiency? It felt;
21. Some of the reasons why players have less Zone experiences include; (2 answers)
22. How can we create a non-judgemental learning environment for players whilst doing bounce-hit? (2 answers)
23. What is critical for bounce-hit to help players to have more of a Zone experience?
24. In the clip of a focused v an unfocused player in Module 3, what do you think was the default stress response of the player who was less in the Zone?
25. The Zone can be more usefully be described as;
26. The ‘this is going well syndrome’ in module 3 refers to a situation in which a player;
27. Learning to ‘let go’ in module 3 refers to; (2 answers)
3 out of 4
28. When a player senses that they aren’t going to be judged as ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ by the coach, they are more likely to; (2 answers)
29. If you notice that a player might have lost focus or experienced a shift in attention, what is a useful awareness raising question that can put them back in the Zone?
30. How can we be more mindful as a coach? We can; (3 answers)
31. The Unconscious Mind can be thought of as; (3 answers)
32. Brain wave characteristics of the Zone;
33. Shortcuts to The Zone include; (3 answers)
34. Mental rehearsal; (2 answers)
35. If a player is 'associated' in a visualisation of their topspin serve; (2 answers)
36. Practising peripheral vision can help to; (3 answers)
4 out of 4

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