Latest Articles by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

The Mental Edge: Keeping Score

The tennis scoring system makes the game fraught with pressure, but also full of opportunity.

Nov 25, 2013
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Your Child's Mind

Four things every tennis parent could do well to keep in mind.

Sep 14, 2013
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Limping—And Dangerous

It’s important to know how to cope with an injury, whether it’s to you or your opponent.

May 10, 2013
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Style Pointers

Is there a player who drives you mad? Time to be rational and learn how to win.

Mar 03, 2013
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Unnatural Selection

You know you shouldn’t lose your cool during a tennis match. So why can’t you control yourself?

Jan 16, 2013
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Off the Charts

Making more errors than usual?

Sep 17, 2012
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Winning a Losing Battle

When you fall behind don't panic; take action to change your fortune.

Mar 01, 2012
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

Personality Disorder

Choose a style of play that suits your personality and emulate a champion with a similar playing style.

Feb 23, 2012
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.

That Was Big...Now What?

Mental lapses are danger zones for players; former Wimbledon quarterfinalist Dr. Allen Fox explains how to maintain focus.

Jul 18, 2011
by Allen Fox, Ph.D.