We often watch athletes live in the present so well, but do we pay attention at how well they do stay in the moment? Here’s a great definition of mindfulness that we can use in our tennis matches as we try to pay attention to our focus on the match. Can we leave school and school life outside the tennis lines and enjoy our match tomorrow? Can we cultivate Zinn’s defeinition in our own mind while we play? Can we develop an awareness that “arises from paying attention on purpose in the moment in a non-judgmental way”? Instead of getting frustrated when we nap and hit the tap, can we revaluate our footwork and knee bend? How can our present mistakes open doors to turning the match around for us?
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