is not an end in itself but an activity with a purpose.
In the absence of a goal either modest or ambitious, it is virtually impossible
to persevere long enough to see a training program bring results.
Work long range with the end in mind, attainable goals. For motivation you can't
let yourself get satisfied. You have to kept raising your goals as a player. It
is very easy to stagnate with a game. You may become a good baseliner, or have
a great serve but you must have goals to measure if you are a great player.
learn to win one more game and or another set than the other player is important.
You need to have a clear and consistent focus. may be your immediate goal and
so this is the focus. For what is the point in exerting yourself, after all, if
you are unable to evaluate and appreciate what you accomplish along the way to
your larger goals. If you lose the focus in the present the motivation to achieve
your goals will be gone as well.
human body not only adapts continuously as training proceeds but responds most
markedly if intensity is steadily increased. Hard workouts prepare the mind and
body for better performance.
Stretching is a more effective way to promote suppleness than the competing varieties
of warm-up. Loosing up activities, prepare the various physiological systems for
more strenuous activity by elevating metabolism, improving the range of motion
of joints, and increasing blood flow and the speed with which nerve impulses travel.
The muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connections need to be gradually introduced
to top performance.
players warm up for 30 minutes. Tennis uses almost every muscle in the body, so
its very important to do a complete warm-up before stepping onto the court to
hit." A brisk walk or jog for ten or twelve minutes followed by stretching.
stress, is one of the chief means of enhancing sports performance. Strong workouts,
bring changes such as an increase in blood volume and hemoglobin concentration,
a proliferation of new capillaries, and the development of fresh sites in the
cells for energy production. Chest and lung size may be enhanced as well.
of body fluids through sweating not only reduces performance capacity but can
also contribute to heat illness. Workouts in temperatures as high as 95 degrees
calls for a pint of fluid every fifteen minutes to maintain proper hydration.
human body functions best when its temperature remains close to normal. any substantial
deviation brings a loss of efficiency and can even be dangerous.
odd paradox exists in athletics: To do one's best, one is ill advised to try too
hard; a sense of philosophical distance almost always yields the best results.
Choking is is nothing more than an inability to relax when we take a match too
loss lessens muscular enzyme activity, a sign that oxidation and therefore the
capacity to perform work has diminished. The ability to rejuvenate the body with
sleep is a prime ingredient in optimal performance.