Sports Psychologist, Author, 2x World Champ
The question is, how do I keep poor performances from affecting my confidence? Well, so this really is an opportunity to become more aware of your Tendencies. The things that tend to affect your game and often it is about fear of missing being too tight. You know, not not really being decisive. So there's the mental and emotional. Aspect. Of course, that you need to become more aware of, right? And when you are able then to make better adjustments and identify those things that are affecting your game, you know, your first serve percentage or ability to release your forehand using your strengths, are you really targeting their weakness? So there's tactic as well. So all of these factors make this game. So interesting and it's a constant project, right to just keep chipping away at At the most important aspects of your game is but particularly as it relates to match play. So awareness is a is really important to help. You actually fix some of those things and practice them. Right? So practicing the things that are actually going to win. You point when you matches, I'd also just like to say that after a string of poor performances, if you haven't effectively adjusted, you could start to lose confidence. Ends. But, but remember that you have an identity as a player and I think this is a really important idea that, you know, who are you as a player? You're an aggressive, baseliner you attack the net, your solid consistent. You build the points? Well, you're how do you, how do you like to play? What does it mean to play on your terms? Because if you can continue to stay true to yourself in terms of your identity, as a player, I think you'll be less vulnerable to those the Performances that can go up and down and and so getting Clarity on that, you know who are you as a player? How are you going to play and being in the driver's seat? As I like to say? So I think these are some important ideas, you know, related to your performance and making them more consistent.