Routines Specific to My Swing
Routines (Routines: Exercises or drills that a coach/player incorporates into a program).
The player needs to incorporate Goal Setting, Sequencing, Role Playing, Segmented Ghosting and Visualisation.
For example, when a coach (feeder) or player (feeder) hits the ball in a fashion which assists another player to learn a specific skill or tactic. On this occasion that skill being My Swing.
When learning My Swing on both the forehand and backhand sides the player will follow a sequential process (Sequencing); practising solo, with a feeder and finally with two feeders. Similarly, with the intensity of the feeds progressively increasing via Goal Setting and Sequencing. By the time the player reaches (Goal Setting) the two feeder routines the player should be on automatic pilot (subconscious technique). If the player displays poor technique then the play needs to return to one feeder routines.
Ideally, the player should practise in the non-competition phase.
Furthermore, before doing routines the player needs to be familiar with the following; the grip, supination, pronation, cocked wrist and the significance of squaring (closing) the racquet face at contact versus opening (slicing) the racquet face at contact.
The player can practise the following on and off the court (solo) with the aid of the above Psychological tools.
The significance of squaring (closing) the racquet face at contact versus opening (slicing) the racquet face at contact.
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