Ep. 169 - Dr. Cathy Utzschneider on Goal Achievement and a Fulfilling Life
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3w ago
Dr. Cathy Utzschneider is the founder of the coaching practice, MOVE! - a method of goal achievement that helps all kinds of coaches and executives assist others with their goals. Cathy's 25 years of experience as a national- and world-class masters athlete, as well as her doctoral dissertation on goal achievement and excellence, support the method. A certification program for the MOVE! method has created a community of professionals focused on helping others. Cathy is also the lead faculty for sports leadership and coaching for performance at Boston College. A professor since 2005, she is a n ..read more
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Ep. 168 - Motivation and Self-Determination Theory
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
1M ago
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss different aspects of motivation relative to self-determination theory, and how tennis players can be clear about what motivates them in terms of competence, autonomy, and relatedness (basic psychological needs). They also examine how people are generally motivated by a combination of intrinsic and extrinsic factors, rather than being wholly intrinsically or extrinsically motivated. Tennis IQ Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/tennisiqpodcast/membership To learn more about Josh and Brian's backgrounds and sport psychology businesses, go to T ..read more
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Ep. 167 - The Value of Studying Your Success
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
1M ago
It's commonly believed that tennis players learn more from their losses than their wins. But is that actually true? In this episode, Josh and Brian highlight the benefits of studying your wins and your best performances. Don't take those successes for granted; learn to replicate them. Tennis IQ Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/tennisiqpodcast/membership To learn more about Josh and Brian's backgrounds and sport psychology businesses, go to TiebreakerPsych.com and PerformanceXtra.com. If you have feedback about the show or questions on the mental game in tennis you can ..read more
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Ep. 166 - The Value of Experimentation in Your Training
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
1M ago
In this episode, Brian and Josh discussed how tennis players can be experiments and students on their tennis journey. The co-hosts examined the ways that tennis players can benefit by experimenting more, and how experimenting rather than committing to changing/fixing things tends to be easier because it doesn’t present a permanent change. This protects the player’s identity and doesn’t threaten their ego in the same way as the feeling that they have to make major permanent changes. Additionally, the co-hosts considered how players can commit to being a lifelong student, and how it is helpful t ..read more
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Ep. 165 - Wanting to Win and Playing to Win Are Not the Same
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
2M ago
Before a match begins, everyone wants to win, but maintaining that desire throughout the match is not easy. Similarly, we all want to play to win during a match, but that has its own challenges. In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss the relationship between the "desire to win" and "playing to win," and the challenges associated with each. Tennis IQ Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/tennisiqpodcast/membership To learn more about Josh and Brian's backgrounds and sport psychology businesses, go to TiebreakerPsych.com and PerformanceXtra.com. If you have feedback about t ..read more
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Ep. 164 - What You Can Learn from the Netflix Movie Hustle
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
2M ago
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss various sport psychology themes from the Netflix movie Hustle. The movie stars Adam Sandler as a NBA scout who identifies a talented basketball player from Spain, and then brings him to the United States. The movie includes various themes related to mental performance including work ethic needed to get to the next level, the improvement and development process of an athlete, the coach-athlete relationship, the importance of moving on after missed shots, and that competition is about YOU vs. YOU. Tennis IQ Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/tenni ..read more
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Ep. 163 - Australian Open 2024 | Sinner, Medvedev and Sabalenka
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
2M ago
The 2024 Australian Open has wrapped up with Aryna Sabalenka winning the women’s singles title over Zheng Qinwen 6–3, 6-2, and Jannik Sinner winning the men’s singles title over Daniil Medvedev 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3. In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss the finals of the women’s and men’s singles championships, review the performances of other top players, and comment on mental performance themes that emerged from the tournament. Tennis IQ Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/tennisiqpodcast/membership To learn more about Josh and Brian's backgrounds and sport psychology businesses ..read more
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Ep. 162 - Ryan Redondo and his Tennis Mission/Purpose
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
2M ago
Ryan Redondo is CEO/GM of Youth Tennis San Diego and the Barnes Tennis Center, as well as Tournament Director of the San Diego Open WTA 500. He comes from a long tradition of tennis players in his family, and he is a former college and professional player. After his playing career, he went into coaching, both privately and at the collegiate level. He joined the Barnes Tennis Center as CEO in May of 2020. Ryan is passionate about transforming the tennis experience for players in the San Diego area, and has made that a major part of his life purpose. Barnes Tennis Center: https://www.barnestenni ..read more
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Ep. 161 - The Benefits of Viewing Tennis as a Team Sport
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
3M ago
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss the different contexts that tennis can be understood as a team sport. They discussed three main situations in this episode. First, they talked about situations where training is done as a team which includes in academies, high school teams, college teams, and adult league teams. Next, they discussed the roles within a performance team and the important support system that it creates. Lastly, they talked about viewing the tennis community as a team, and discussed how tennis can be used to help others and make a positive impact. Tennis IQ Patreon Page:&nb ..read more
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Ep. 160 - Addressing Self-Limiting Beliefs and Attitudes
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by Tennis IQ Podcast
3M ago
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss common self-limiting beliefs that tennis players often hold, and approaches that players can take to address and change these beliefs over time. The co-hosts talk about the importance of awareness of self-talk, the benefits of journaling, and detail the process that tennis players can go about to adjust and improve their self-limiting beliefs. Tennis IQ Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/tennisiqpodcast/membership To learn more about Josh and Brian's backgrounds and sport psychology businesses, go to TiebreakerPsych.com and Perfor ..read more
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