When players are on a roll, the opposing coach takes a timeout to get them to lose their focus. When athletes are competing, their focus is simple and they are able to focus quickly and easily, they are in the Zone. When a server is on timeout, their focus goes away and they start the “what if” thoughts. Here are some things to succeed out of a timeout:
- All that matters is the next point
- Take a deep breath
- Focus on hitting great shots
- Visualize where you want the ball to go
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