"Watch the ball, hit it hard, and don't think." Or, as one of my former coaches once said, "Don't think your way through a match, play your way through a match. Tennis is serial. You either win or lose a point, either way, learn from it and move on to the next point, because that point is done with..."
Originally Posted by BirdWalkR
Thanks for the advice guys. I guess maybe I'm just trying to find a general sytle that suits me. I feel like I'm not hitting anywhere near my full playing potential at the moment and I know it's a mental block of some sort. During warm ups or practice hitting I find it remarkably easy to hit spin pace and decent control. But during a match my whole body just slows down and I lose confidence in my strokes and just dont hit nearly as well. My thought was maybe if I had something simple to remember it would keep me from feeling so lost on the court sometimes. Heres a vid of some groundstrokes if that helps determine exactly what I need to do