Creativity on court I: Felt visualization


  • Lucía Jiménez



imagined practice, visualization, sensations, exercises


This article provides two examples of imagined practice, laying emphasis on the feelings that accompany visualization (quality of the image, sounds or feelings) as a way of enhancing the efficiency of this tool. Some practical tips are provided about their application.


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How to Cite

Jiménez, L. (2017). Creativity on court I: Felt visualization. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 25(73), 39–42.