How to Use Physical Exercises in Mental Training

Find out how and why you should use physical exercise flows in mental fitness training. We discuss the difference between eustress and distress and highlight how an acute stress response from exercising can be utilized for functional mental training. Want...


How Athletes Can Build Routines that Stick

Athletes need good routines that contribute to performance. Learn which components are essential and how to use them as effective building blocks.


USTA NorCal Section Connection

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2023WHERE: Marriott Hotel Walnut Creek, 2355 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Join us at the USTA NorCal Section Connection event on November 4th, 2023. Leon will give two practical sessions that introduce mind-body flow...


USPTA NorCal Division Conference

WHEN: Sunday, October 29, 2023WHERE: Mission Hills Racquet and Swim Club, 10 East Las Palmas, Fremont, CA 9539 Join us at the USPTA NorCal Division Conference event on October 29, 2023. Leon will give a practical workshop and demo on...


USTA Team NorCal Workout U10, U18

WHEN: Saturday, October 28, 2023WHERE: The Club at Livermore, 2000 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550 2Mynds will be running a parent session for the U10 group for USTA NorCal and will integrate mental fitness development into the tennis workout for...


Interview with Wolf Oswald

Check out cool insights from ATP coach and physical therapist Wolf Oswald (currently with Taylor Fritz). Discover how the 2Mynds perspective on mental fitness training (based on progressive overload) is already the norm in physical training. Want to listen to...


Winning in Perspective

Winning is important. Especially if you are a professional athlete. But if you truly value winning, you value learning first! It's a fallacy that winners win at all cost. Winners learn at all cost! Because that is what, in the...


How Parents Can Facilitate Their Child’s Mental Fitness

Parents play a crucial role in a child’s development. Learn how you can support your child’s growth towards a mental foundation that allows them to reach their fullest potential.  As a parent of a junior athlete, have you ever asked...


Don’t Make Stress Stressful

The word stress has received a bad reputation over the years. In this post, we’ll cover not only why that is unjustified, but also why it is unproductive. We will also discuss the difference between stressors and stress, and how a stress response can be used to generate positive energy rather than the feeling of being overwhelmed and tense. Stress is a physiological systemic response to a stressor.


Choke or Clutch? How To Perform When It’s Critical

While every moment matters, in life and sports, not every moment is equally critical. So, give each moment your undivided attention, but be smart about how you spend it. Every moment is performative Ido Portal, an icon in the world...