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Why do some tennis players decrease their performance in competition?

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70% of tennis players experience a decay in their performance during the competition.An average tennis player, without having to be a professional tennis player, is accustomed to having practice sessions, practice matches and competition matches.During these three activities (training, practice and competition matches) the tennis player has a certain performance.This performance can increase or decrease...

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WHY ALL THE TENNIS COACHES SHOULD KNOW HOW TO USE THE LATERALITY OF THEIR PLAYERS TO IMPROVE THEIR PERFORMANCE?

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As a coach, you probably want to make your training sessions innovative. But surely this innovation is not enough, and what you seek is that these sessions are also effective.But, effective in what level?They should be effective in correcting errors.From a specific problem, you can implement certain exercises that allow the player to reach a...

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HOW CAN YOU IMPROVE YOUR BRAIN DOING PHYSICAL EXERCISES?

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If I had to define the human body without doubt I would say that it is a perfect machine. And as any machine it is made up of different components that work harmoniously. The integration and coordination of all the parts of our body is made by the nervous system. Many different and complicated functions...

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ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE: How to improve it in a competition.

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Is your athletic performance same as when you train or when you compete?  To most players it is not the same, but to same players, they perform the same, if not, better. There are three situations that can happen during a competition: your performance increases during the competition, competition does not alter your performance, competition...

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Mirror Neuron and motor learning.

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Since the birth, humans have the necessary mechanisms to imitate actions. Babies are good examples of this, who are able to imitate facial expressions within just a few days of life. Imitation is an important tool in the natural and unconscious learning. Our nervous system constantly gathers information from the environment. It incorporates such information...

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External focus of attention benefits athletic performance.

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We gather information from the environment through the senses. Not all stimuli can be processed by the brain, for which there are filters that protect the nervous system from an information overload. Focusing our attention on a specific stimulus, either by voluntary or spontaneous way, we are restricting the entry of information. This information after...

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Focus sport: The easy way to improve athletic performance.

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In a given circumstance, different people may choose to act differently. This is related to the way in which each person perceives the situation. At the same time, what is perceived depends on the orientation of his/her attention. Thus, the direction of attention will determine the way he/she acts. Attention can be defined as an...

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Learning skills: what is its relation with attention?

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The motor skill changes according to what we practice (eg: hit golf balls, biking, free throws in basketball). Through practice, not only we achieve a better result in the work we do, but also our performance becomes more consistent. These motor skill changes are the result of having learned to produce the most appropriate force...

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Decision Making Skills.

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Every moment of our life consists of a constant succession of decision making. Every election triggers a consequence, which is easily visible during the practice of a sport. The decision-making process, most of the time, is automatic and therefore unconscious; it is guided or facilitated by both emotions and previous memories and it also has...

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Lateralization in Tennis.

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The preference of use of a body part (hand, foot, eye, waist, shoulders) over another to perform specific activities defines the laterality of each individual.This specific laterality will significantly influence the development of the technique and the most appropriate training for each athlete.The most decisive laterality in motor skills and sports performance are: The relationship...

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