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BEN’S BLOG 

January 2023

December 2022

The Most Important Aspect of Tennis Performance

December 1st, 2022|

You’ve been in this situation before.  You’re playing a tight match and when the big points come up, you fall short.  Although it was close, you know you didn’t perform your best when it mattered most. This experience is common in the tennis world.  80% [...]

November 2022

Practice Makes Perfect. Or Does It?

November 7th, 2022|

Practice makes perfect, right?  Over the years that has changed to “perfect practice makes perfect.”  But what is that?  You’ve heard about having specific goals in your practices on the tennis court but there hasn’t been very tangible examples that we can all put into [...]

September 2022

Quotes From Roger Federer That We All Can Learn From

September 16th, 2022|

Roger’s announcement that he is retiring from competitive tennis left millions of tennis fans wanting more.  With no farewell tour (he is playing Laver Cup a week after his announcement and that is it), many of us are reflecting on his career.  Regardless of your [...]

April 2022

Want To Get Really Good At Tennis?

April 10th, 2022|

I hate to break it to you but most of your decisions have already been made then.In the world of so many options for us to choose from, this might not be an easy pill to swallow.It can take you a half hour to make [...]

December 2021

3 Completely Different Routes To Avoid Tennis Related Injuries

December 19th, 2021|

Avoiding injuries from tennis is one of my highest priorities while working with my clients or even my game.Being injury-free allows a player to practice more, improve and reach my potential.It’s no fun knowing that after a few sets you are going to “feel it” [...]

November 2021

5 Tips To A Beginner’s Mind To Achieve Your Goals

November 23rd, 2021|

I just finished a 30 day program with 50 tennis enthusiasts just like you (feel free to join as I add daily tips throughout the week on the 6 pillars of tennis success).  Each day we dove into the importance of one of the pillars [...]

October 2021

You’re Invited To My 30 Day Health and Fitness Journey!

October 12th, 2021|

Tennis has been my vehicle for healthy living.  I've used tennis as a way to stay motivated in improving my physical and mental strength.  The lessons I've learned throughout this approach is priceless.  Now that I've finished my first year of adding fitness and health [...]

August 2021

4 Steps to a Stress-Free Tennis Match

August 27th, 2021|

Tennis matches can bring out a variety of emotions that all players will have to face.  The top players have trained their mind for years to be ready for all the ups and downs tennis matches give them.  This way they can play their best [...]

June 2021

The Top 7 Things We Can Learn From Novak Djokovic

June 27th, 2021|

Like him or hate him, we can all agree that Novak Djokovic is in the conversation as the greatest of all time.  I'm not here to argue his position on the all-time greats but rather use this opportunity to discuss elements in Novak's game that [...]

April 2021

Playing for Life: How to Stay Young on the Tennis Court

April 17th, 2021|

The book, Being Mortal by Atul Gawande opens up a difficult conversation that we tend to ignore; our mortality.  Although the book offers a lot of insight on that subject, I noticed a general theme to an older and active life.  As many of you [...]

March 2021

The Top 4 Weasel Words To Avoid In Your Tennis Matches

March 19th, 2021|

The way you communicate with yourself in a tennis match often determines the quality of experience you have.  Many times we look for opportunities to remind ourselves of what we are doing wrong, which feeds into an endless cycle of criticism and self-doubt.  When you [...]

January 2023

December 2022

The Most Important Aspect of Tennis Performance

December 1st, 2022|

You’ve been in this situation before.  You’re playing a tight match and when the big points come up, you fall short.  Although it was close, you know you didn’t perform your best when it mattered most. This experience is common in the tennis world.  80% [...]

November 2022

Practice Makes Perfect. Or Does It?

November 7th, 2022|

Practice makes perfect, right?  Over the years that has changed to “perfect practice makes perfect.”  But what is that?  You’ve heard about having specific goals in your practices on the tennis court but there hasn’t been very tangible examples that we can all put into [...]

September 2022

Quotes From Roger Federer That We All Can Learn From

September 16th, 2022|

Roger’s announcement that he is retiring from competitive tennis left millions of tennis fans wanting more.  With no farewell tour (he is playing Laver Cup a week after his announcement and that is it), many of us are reflecting on his career.  Regardless of your [...]

April 2022

Want To Get Really Good At Tennis?

April 10th, 2022|

I hate to break it to you but most of your decisions have already been made then.In the world of so many options for us to choose from, this might not be an easy pill to swallow.It can take you a half hour to make [...]

December 2021

3 Completely Different Routes To Avoid Tennis Related Injuries

December 19th, 2021|

Avoiding injuries from tennis is one of my highest priorities while working with my clients or even my game.Being injury-free allows a player to practice more, improve and reach my potential.It’s no fun knowing that after a few sets you are going to “feel it” [...]

November 2021

5 Tips To A Beginner’s Mind To Achieve Your Goals

November 23rd, 2021|

I just finished a 30 day program with 50 tennis enthusiasts just like you (feel free to join as I add daily tips throughout the week on the 6 pillars of tennis success).  Each day we dove into the importance of one of the pillars [...]

October 2021

You’re Invited To My 30 Day Health and Fitness Journey!

October 12th, 2021|

Tennis has been my vehicle for healthy living.  I've used tennis as a way to stay motivated in improving my physical and mental strength.  The lessons I've learned throughout this approach is priceless.  Now that I've finished my first year of adding fitness and health [...]

August 2021

4 Steps to a Stress-Free Tennis Match

August 27th, 2021|

Tennis matches can bring out a variety of emotions that all players will have to face.  The top players have trained their mind for years to be ready for all the ups and downs tennis matches give them.  This way they can play their best [...]

June 2021

The Top 7 Things We Can Learn From Novak Djokovic

June 27th, 2021|

Like him or hate him, we can all agree that Novak Djokovic is in the conversation as the greatest of all time.  I'm not here to argue his position on the all-time greats but rather use this opportunity to discuss elements in Novak's game that [...]

April 2021

Playing for Life: How to Stay Young on the Tennis Court

April 17th, 2021|

The book, Being Mortal by Atul Gawande opens up a difficult conversation that we tend to ignore; our mortality.  Although the book offers a lot of insight on that subject, I noticed a general theme to an older and active life.  As many of you [...]

March 2021

The Top 4 Weasel Words To Avoid In Your Tennis Matches

March 19th, 2021|

The way you communicate with yourself in a tennis match often determines the quality of experience you have.  Many times we look for opportunities to remind ourselves of what we are doing wrong, which feeds into an endless cycle of criticism and self-doubt.  When you [...]

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