Overcoming Expectations of Who You Should Beat

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Do you find yourself struggling with your mental game when you have a play an opponent that is younger or has a lower UTR than you?

In this week's tennis psychology podcast, mental game of tennis expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Nathan.

Here's what Nathan had to say about his game:

"My problem in matches is playing an opponent younger than I am. I’m afraid to lose to this kid, I get really frustrated for every point. My tennis in practice and matches are very different for example in practice. I get scared when I get easy shots. I miss the easiest of shots. How can I play better when I know I should win the match?"

Listen to the podcast to hear what Dr. Cohn suggests to overcome your expectations of beating certain players!

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