ready, play ….. the call of the umpire and we are underway, or are we ready to play?
With the summer Pro Tour in Australia commenced; the Junior Davis and Fed Cup’s about to start in Madrid; ITF’s in Australia and New Zealand currently in progress and ATP / WTA events rounding up our tennis calendar … Australia’s tennis talent is on show !
Over the coming months we shall witness those players that have dedicated their time to hard work, sacrifice and clear goal setting focus to make an impact during this period before the Australian Open and understand what it takes to realise their dreams and passion to achieve excellence in elite tennis.
Check list: speed | flexibility | agility | strength | aerobic and anaerobic capacity | endurance | nutrition | racquet skills | power | placement | direction | recovery | balance | control | creativity | flair | courage | precision | shot selection | patterns of play | discipline | intensity | desire | perseverance | fight | reading the play | understanding own game | use of emotion | focus | equipment | rules update | travel | money | analysis | belief ….. ready, play
PREPARATION = PERFORMANCE