Kaizen


The Match That I Was Destined to Play 1

I am rarely stuck for what to write so I will start with that and see where it takes me. After a tough semifinal against one of our best ball strikers, in which things got a little contentious, I was looking forward to playing my buddy and doubles partner. I […]


One Gold Ball and Playing for Another 16

One Gold Ball and Playing for AnotherThe day got away from me so this is just a quick update of results with more detail to follow tomorrow when I am flying back to ColoradoThe singles semis went my way as I won 6-4, 7-6 (7-5). Super competitive match with lots […]


The Joy of Preparation

Competing. It raises me.I get to work on the hard things, like eating right, hitting the shots that I need to hit in pressure moments, and going to the gym and working on parts of my body that say “no, this is too hard.” I get to look for opportunities in the day where I am tense and to use those moments to train in relaxation, both mental and physical.


A Win and a Loss That Feels Like a Win 15

The normal ups and downs of tennis matches, points and shots. I needed to continue to be accepting of these ups and downs. They come with the game.


Creating a Success Template 4

The words “shouldn’t,” “don’t,” “can’t,” have faded out along with large global words like “never and all. They seem to provide little value to what I want from myself.


Encouragement and Instruction…Everything Else Interferes 8

I have been working on my game for 35+ years. It is never too late and I never know too much to learn something new..


The Tennis Congress: The Secret is Out About the Event of the Year 1

People come to learn forehands, backhands, strategy, fitness and mental skills and often walk away with deep looks into who they are and who they can be.


The Story Model of High Performance Meets the University of Michigan Tennis Team 2

University of Michigan tennis team is betting on the story model of high performance helping them defeat the best in the country at the NCAA championships