Integrating mental skills into your coaching: A practical approach


  • Merlin van de Braam Lawn Tennis Association



mental skills, psychology, on-court training


Competitive tennis places a number of unique psychological demands on players. This article discusses some basic theoretical frameworks that coaches can use to underpin a practical approach to training mental skills as part of everyday squad training. The exercises outlined are specifically aimed to improve concentration, confidence, control of emotions and commitment.


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How to Cite

van de Braam , M. . (2020). Integrating mental skills into your coaching: A practical approach. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 28(80), 20–22.