The ball is out of play about 80% of the time that a match is being played. The 4-D System is a simple and concrete method for touching base with the four crucial dimensions of thought which should be accessed between each and every point.
“Going for it” is not a random choice for top players. It is a combination of understanding Percentage Tennis, making a Game plan, and the implications of point importance which comes from the score, that drives the optimal level of risk.
Top players play with FEEL. Dissecting the three basic components of FEEL will help you to understand how to get the ball to listen to your instructions.
The book breaks down the mental process between points to four concrete steps. Adhering to this mental system will help you to get the most out of your game.
Tennis players need to be able to track things like an opponent’s reactions to varying play situations in order to fine tune their tactics. The book provides a simple system for assigning outcomes onto a Win/Lose Luck/Skill grid.
Successful game plans are most often simple.
Most often, under pressure, players are too excited rather than too calm. This excess energy causes both execution errors and poor decision-making.
You all know that you should Watch the Ball in tennis. This book provides some hints as to how to do it better, and how doing it better will make you a more consistent player.
Not all points in tennis have an equal potential impact on the outcome of a match. You will learn when to change your risk-taking based upon the score.
When it comes to tennis, this book is, quite simply, a breakthrough – you can't afford not to have this book!