Originally Posted by Datacipher
If you conditioned the kid early enough, could he pull it off? How often? Surely not all people could regardless of training, but maybe somebody could. It would be easier if all people did it....if it were the prevailing wisdom. Nonetheless, I don't think anybody could not think about at say....break point in the 5th set of the USO final
And of course....were everyone to do it....it would ruin the game completely...LOL.
Pete Sampras did it, he'd hit 15-20 double faults in a 5 set match, but the match was on his racket and when it counted he made his shots. He took that approach to every single one of his shots actually.