MACCISMS

  • If you practice on your day off, you won’t have an off day.

  • When they are scurring…you’re hurrying.

  • Angle the angle.

  • Time your split, explode and hit

  • Laziness is the X factor that destroys talent.

  • A bad temper is a real key to failure.

  • Practice more than anybody in the world. Now that is dedication.

  • Having the ability to forget is the real key to staying positive.

  • The ball is only as low as you make it.

  • Use your legs to hit shots not your hands.

  • Everyday make today better than yesterday, if you can remember that today.

  • Truly love + enjoy + want pressure.

  • Believing is magic.

  • Greatness – It is the most unique and different quality in life ….So is thinking different.

  • What is Good? What is Great? Good and Great is compared to who?

  • Attack the ball with your feet.

  • Tennis and Real Estate have something in common…Rotation…Rotation…Rotation.

  • Find the slot, rip the shot.

  • Confidence is the most powerful weapon. Make sure it’s your best friend ever.

  • Show me a player who hits the big shot when it counts and I’ll show you courage.

  • It’s not how much you know. It’s what you don’t know and want to know.

  • Everybody isn’t a winner, but everybody can be a winner.

  • Show me a player with incredible balance and you’re in the right sport.

  • It’s OK to get knocked down. What happens next says it all.

  • If you dig deep, you might find oil, but most of all you’ll find success.

  • Elbow up…flow and go.

  • Way down, Way up.

  • Left side, Right side.

  • If you stay in the box, you can’t think out of the box.

  • Believing is so, so powerful – so is doubt. Now you choose.

  • Everything starts with attitude – So why be negative?

  • If you want to be a true champion, start changing your attitude today.

  • Calmness and Intensity are the ultimate combination in competition.

  • Believing leads to achieving.

  • Tennis is a game. Games are fun! Enjoy the battle.

  • If you believe you will achieve.

  • You play with your skill, but you really win with your will.

  • Pop the corn…extra butter.

  • Elbow extension, relieve the tension.

  • It starts from the ground if you want to be sound.

  • If you always play nervous just buy a ticket and just watch.

  • It is OK to be nervous just don’t ever, ever, be afraid.

  • Negative people get negative results.

  • A bad attitude is a real key to failure.

  • The mind is either for you or against you.

  • Little Steps = Big Results

  • Sweat, Pain, Determination – That’s a start.

  • Good is Pretty Good, Greatness is the goal.

  • No fear – A big key to greatness.

  • To achieve greatness – It starts with responsibility.

  • Mental toughness is hitting 3 double faults in a row, then hitting an ace.

  • If you read this sign, that’s a good sign.

  • Be ready so you don’t have to get ready because you’re already ready.

  • It’s better to ask the coach a lot of questions, then to have all the answers.

  • If you love, just love to compete, you’re a real competitor.

  • Some players see the clouds and storms of the match. Champions see the sun peeking through.

  • If you think someone is unbeatable, they have just become even better.

  • Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Lance Armstrong – Who is next?

  • If you don’t love to run, please take up golf.

  • If your opponent’s serve is really fast, slow it down in your mind.

  • All greatness has to come from you and you alone.

  • If you did a good job, that is a big difference than a great job.

  • Attack the 2nd serve. If you really, really have courage.

  • If you stay after practice and hit serves, your mind gets better than your serve.

  • There is not a wrong way or right way. There is a better way.

  • If you’re afraid to volley, please take up checkers or something.

  • If you reach for the stars, you just might become one.

  • Players who quit are getting better at quitting.

  • Players who say “I can’t” – Won’t

  • Always be ready, then you don’t have to get ready.

  • A positive attitude is more positive than any stroke.

  • You control the situation, don’t let the situation control you.

  • It’s easy to be a pro. To make a great living as a pro – That’s a different goal.

  • Believe and act, it is impossible to fail.

  • Attitude – A positive one is the platform for success.

  • The past is the past. Today is the day.

  • Step up or step out, or get stepped on.

  • Flash sells tickets – substance wins matches.

  • No excuses, ever, ever, ever.

  • The fences are out – Run.

  • If you ever want to play up to your ability, let it happen.

  • Try not to try – so relax.

  • Players with great attitudes don’t lose, they learn.

  • If your feet are always moving, you’re in the right sport.

  • Anybody can come close. Closing on anybody is closure.

  • A brain, heart, and courage – You don’t need to see the Wizard to develop these.

  • Winners find a way, losers find an excuse.

  • You might win the battle, but lose the war. Think bigger.

  • The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is a little extra.

  • I will never, never be broken down by anybody – Never Ever.

  • Thing Big – Be Big.

  • If you Believe it, Feel it, See it, Smell it – It will happen.

  • I have no doubt that I will reach my goal – No doubt.

  • If you refuse to accept anything but your best – You very often get it.

  • Rule #1 – Run for every ball….Rule #2 – See Rule #1.

  • A smart coach or player is smart because he knows he’s not that smart.

  • Dreams do come true, but so do nightmares. So hit the ball.

  • Tennis is a game of inches from one ear to the other.

  • A true winner refuses to be denied – That is Attitude.

  • Love the battle. That is a real competitor.

  • You only have control over right now.

  • The strong get stronger and the weak get weaker.

  • If you run for every ball – You’re sending a message.

  • Well done is better than well said.

  • Fear is an illusion.

  • “If you read this sign, that is a good sign.

  • Play the ball – don’t let it play you.

  • Winners find a way.

  • If someone says you can’t do it – It is so fulfilling to prove them wrong.

  • Play every ball.

  • Hit out, Hit out, Hit out and it will go in, in, in.

  • Believing is magic.

  • The blame game is a game all losers play. Just compete and shut up.

  • Attitude can and will determine altitude.

  • If you love to run, you’ll run into greatness.

  • Just get the ball and keep your mouth shut.

  • It is easy to get really upset, so stay positive to avoid the real upset.

  • Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler.

  • Pressure – Make it your best friend ever.

  • Everyday you build positive or negative blocks. Get rid of the negative if you want greatness.

  • The toughest game is the mind game – It is you against you. Good Luck.

  • Excuses are OK if OK is the goal.

  • The mind is the ultimate weapon – Make sure you don’t use it on yourself.

  • If you have an unreal work ethic, that is only a start.

  • I like the inside out forehand, I like what is inside better.

  • If you think different – that’s a start to success.

  • If you hate to lose, I mean really hate to lose – Now you’re a real competitor.

  • You control the situation. Don’t let the situation control you.

  • Would have, should have, could have – Please just get the job done.

  • It shows what you are really made of when you lose.

  • Intensity – You can feel it through the net.

  • It is the quality of the consistency not just being consistent.

  • Let it happen – Not make it happen.

  • One athlete with courage makes a majority.

  • Breathe out when you hit and you’ll be a breath of fresh air.

  • Be positive and confident when the world is against you. Not just when it’s for your.

  • Step up or get Stepped on.

  • Turn your shoulders first, and you’ll be first.

  • Players who develop – Develop.

  • The mind is never neutral – It’s either for you or against you.

  • Hit the right shot from the right spot.

  • Picture it in your mind before it happens.

  • Show me a player with unreal persistence – I’ll show you a real competitor.

  • If you think your opponent is great – You have no chance to beat him. Please don’t fear him.

  • When you’re so tired that you can’t go any further, you may be in the round of 16.

  • If you reach the mountaintop find a new one. Two are better than one.

  • A powerful serve is a real weapon but the real weapon is your mind.

  • If you play “out” balls, the ones “in” are a piece of cake.

  • The best players have the best attitudes.

  • If you keep pushing the ball – You’ll be a great 12 and under player. Hit the ball.

  • If you play the ball, it doesn’t matter who is across the net.

  • You’ve got to remember, but you also have to forget.

  • Nothing comes from nothing.

  • It is you against you. That is your toughest match ever.

  • A good coach improves your game, a great one improves your life.

  • Fear is crippling, build courage and belief – Monday through Sunday. No fear.

  • When the world is against you – This is when greatness is discovered.

  • To get the real edge – Practice on your day off.

  • Life and tennis are like a boomerang. …Things just jump back at you.

  • Feel like you are in a bubble and before you know it the match is over.

  • Short little steps mean big strides to being in position.

  • If there is no risk – There are no titles.

  • Someday, somewhere, somebody will get your shot so think bigger.

  • Players who say I can’t – See what they want to see.

  • It’s mind over matter. If it matters to you how the mind works.

  • It is easy to be good when things are good. I want you to be good when things are bad.

  • It’s OK to follow the leader unless you want to be the leader.

  • Persistence is the real X factor.

  • Don’t get mad, get mad determined.

  • Obstacles are those scary things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

  • He who hesitates loses.

  • Don’t wait – Go get it.

  • Winners expect to win in advance.

  • Goals are great to have – If great is the goal.

  • Being ready is being ready before you should be ready.

  • Show me a player who loves to compete on every point, and I’ll show you the definition of a competitor.

  • If you never make excuses, your mind will grow stronger.

  • When the world is against you – This is when greatness or failure is discovered.

  • To get the real edge – Practice sometimes on your day off.

  • Real determination is running over broken glass to get a ball.

  • Real, real determination is running over broken glass to get a ball, then back over it to recover.

  • What you think of yourself is more important than what your opponent thinks.

  • Train your mind every day to be positive.

  • If you make a mistake and don’t correct it – You just made another one.

  • If you want a lot of trophies you can buy them. The feeling of victory is the real trophy.

  • If you think something is impossible, it is for you.

  • See it, feel it, smell it, touch it, do it.

  • When the going gets tough, you should have been tougher earlier.

  • When the going gets tough, it’s tough to get going, if you’re weak mentally.

  • If every day you try to be better than the day before, you’re better off than the day before.

  • There is a huge difference between a great hitter and a great player.

  • Show me a player who does 100% everything like Pete Sampras, and I’ll show you Pete Sampras.

  • Your mind is more powerful than any nuclear weapon because a mind built the weapon.

  • There is a big difference between inspiration and desperation.

  • No real pain, no blood stain.

  • Players that make excuse are like the Number One, they always have one.

  • It is a great sign if you read a great sign.

  • If you wake up every morning, that alone should make you feel great.Day in and day out, you send a message about you to others and most of all to yourself. Stay positive.

  • If you reach for the SKY, you can’t reach it but it’s not out of reach.

  • Some people look at the exact same thing and see the exact opposite. See what I mean?

  • It isn’t hard to figure out why things get harder if you are hard headed.

  • Some coaches stress a deep knee bend, I prefer a deep breath.

  • Failure is really the one opportunity to plug in more intelligently.

  • Getting tired is the worst excuse. Get your butt in shape.

  • When your opponent is stretching, you’re fetching.

  • If you ever really accept losing don’t enter, so you’ll stay tied for last.

  • Second is unacceptable in tennis to a real champion.

  • Concentration is having the maintenance man blowing off the sidewalks and you didn’t hear him.

  • Tennis is like boxing, except you have a racquet instead of a glove, so be ready to move!

  • You need to build a foundation, if not the house falls down.

  • Pressure has to be your best friend. If it is, you’ll deliver at crunch time.

  • What you may see, is different than Rick MACCI.

  • Hit and react, it is spelled HITREACT at The Macci Academy.

  • If you fail to prepare, you’re preparing to fail.

  • If you do your homework, you have less work to do at home.

  • Early preparation is the key. If you prepare, start to prepare early.

  • If you give 100% on every point you’re kidding yourself, you can do better.

  • Tennis is a game of time. It is either for you or against you.

  • If you’re 100% ready to play, you’ll play 100% ready.

  • If you quit, you get better at quitting.

  • If you’re lazy, you get better at getting lazy.

  • If you keep making excuses, you get better at making excuses.

  • If you’re always negative, you get better at being negative.

  • If you keep getting mad, you get better at getting mad.

  • If you don’t run, you get better at not running.

  • If you stand, you get better at standing.

  • If you don’t bend, you get better at not bending.

  • If you don’t adjust your feet, you get better at not adjusting.

  • If you read this sign, you get better at reading this sign.

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