Win the Match Before You Get There

 

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Tennis is mostly mental. Of course, you must have a lot of physical skill, but you can’t play tennis well and not be a good thinker. You win or lose the match before you even go out there.- (Venus Williams) 

Not If, but When

The question is not if there will be difficult moments that have the potential to throw you off your game, but what you will do when you notice them? 

Taking the time to visualize, write out ahead of time or mentally consider what you will do when you are exhausted, frustrated, feel beaten up, scared, anxious before it actually happens.  

Make the Choice to Win the Match Ahead of Time

Strengthen your body, mind, and spirit before you begin the “Match” or the day.  Anticipate a few of the struggles that might arise and take control by deciding how you will respond ahead of time. 

Decide to win the match before you get there.

 

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