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In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss how tennis players can learn to enjoy the stress of competition. The co-hosts talk about the need to embrace the “battle” in competition, and ultimately enjoy it. Additionally, they consider how winning and playing in close matches can make an athlete a better competitor over time. Lastly, the topic of viewing your tennis game as a life project and focusing on the improvement process instead of on results can lead to more enjoyment over time is reviewed.
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