On Episode 74 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Jeff Salzenstein about how we can achieve our potential by changing our belief system and attitudes. This is one of the most mind blowing episodes I've done so far, and contains a ton of highly actionable tips that will motivate you to make a shift in your daily habits and approach to life. Be sure to have a pen and pencil handy if you can, you're going to learn a lot from my interview with Jeff on mindset performance!
In case you don't know about Jeff, he is a former top 100 ATP Pro and one of the most well-respected tennis coaches in the game. Jeff has battled against many of the best tennis players in the world throughout his career. He has combined that experience, along with his desire to learn all he could about playing optimal tennis, to create many of the most popular online tennis courses in the world. And the very first online tennis course that I ever invested in was from Jeff! He has recently shifted his focus to mindset performance and it was awesome to bring him on the podcast once again. Jeff first made an appearance on Episode 28 of The Tennis Files Podcast.
On this episode, we talk about Jeff's famous battle with Michael Chang at the US Open, how to break through negative thought patterns, the importance of communication, surrounding yourself with positive influencers, Jeff's morning routine, and much more!
I really hope you enjoy my interview with Jeff! Let us know what you think about this episode in the comments below!
- Jeff’s 4-set battle with Michael Chang at the U.S. Open
- How Jeff reached the top 100 ATP rankings and transitioned to a world-class coach
- Three things most of the world doesn’t know about Jeff Salzenstein
- Why a person’s mindset is so crucial to their performance and life success
- The most common roadblocks that prevent people from achieving success on the tennis court
- Why the focus on mindset is sorely lacking
- Why Jeff shifted his focus to mindset performance recently
- How Jeff has personally struggled with the mental game during his career
- Common negative mental patterns with tennis players
- Actionable tips that we can implement to improve our mental games
- What we can do before tennis matches to prepare for the mental battle ahead
- Mantras to help with our mental performance
- How to become a high performer by asking yourself one simple question
- Positive practices off-court to help develop the mental game
- Why the way we communicate determines our success
- Jeff’s morning routine
- Goal setting tips
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Links Mentioned in the Show
Awaken the Giant Within - Tony Robbins
4 Hour Work Week - Tim Ferriss
Live the Best Story of Your Life - Bob LitwinThe Power of Story - Jim Loehr
Jeff Salzenstein [Ep. 28]
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