Ritualizing Your Game
Ritualizing Your Game. What could that mean?
In the last article I outlined how mental imagery—including both the picture and feeling components—are the basis for building strokes with world class fundamentals. (Click Here.) I have also previously written about using imagery in shot execution. (Click Here.)
But in this article let's first go over how that works again and suggest some specific key images for the strokes. Then let's look how to marry that with another critical component in the mental game—the time between points.
The combination gives you a comprehensive way to play competitive tennis, staying primarily in the non-verbal world. It allows you to ritualize entire matches and stay emotionally positive in the inevitable ups and downs. The process will not only improve your results, it will increase your enjoyment of being a tennis player.