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battle_withinChapter Three

DEALING WITH REALITY: THE BATTLE WITHIN

“The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle, were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.”

– Samuel Smiles

If you want to be a ‘player’ in this game we all love so much and pursue successful results on the tennis court instead of just watching your game get stale, you must be able to [click to continue…]

The Power of Focus

mental_focusChapter Two

THE POWER OF FOCUS

“Whatever you focus on manifests as reality in your life. The
results you get are always the result of your focus.”

– Bill Harris, Thresholds of the Mind

Now that you know what focus is, I will show you that it is the surest way to accomplish your goals on the court, and therein lies its power. Suffice it to say, you focus on things every day. If you’re looking for a certain type of [click to continue…]

What Is Focus?

focusChapter One

WHAT IS FOCUS?

“I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.” – Donald Trump

You may or may not like Donald Trump, but two things about
him are obvious:

1) Dude loves what he does, and

2) Dude is very good at it.

What does that quote have to do with [click to continue…]

China Open Tennis“Beating Pete Sampras & smashing tennis rackets…”

One of those was done by my old college teammate
Adriano Ferreira, and the other by… well…A LOT of people – including ol’ Adriano himself.

After one particularly bad day on the practice court,
Adriano confessed to me:

“I thought I’d be a lot further along by now.”

Adriano was from [click to continue…]

Watch this and then tell me you “can’t do it”.

It’s all up to YOU.

Go gitcha some…