The Mental Benefits of Tennis

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CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRAIN

A University of Illinois study finds that by requiring alertness and tactical thinking, the game of tennis generates new connections between nerves in the brain and promotes a lifetime of continuing development.

CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

These activities are a major part of tennis and they keep your brain active.

HARD WORK AND SELF DISCIPLINE

Tennis reinforces the value of hard work.

MANAGING MISTAKES

Properly managing mistakes is a trait that is critical in all aspects of life.

MANAGING ADVERSITY

Managing adversity is a trait that is critical in leadership development.

MANAGING AND REDUCING STRESS

The physical, mental and emotional challenges of tennis help increase your overall capacity to deal with stress.

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