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Description: In this video interview, USPTA Master Professionals Jim Loehr, David Porter and Jim Parker discuss the importance of goal setting and how it can influence a player’s path to success.
Goal setting is one’s ability to determine tasks and outcomes that must be accomplished and understand the steps necessary to reach those goals. Setting goals gives a player a sense of direction and achievement. To begin setting goals, a player must ask himself: Where am I now? Where do I want to be? What must I do to get there? As sports psychologist Jim Loehr, Ed.D. says, “The more clarity you have in what you want, the greater the chances you’re going to get there.”
Help your players set goals that are realistic yet challenging.
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