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I've got a 1200 day plan to save up $40k by March 2023 and travel the futures and hopefully challengers in 23 and 24. If I don't make it to a level I can sustain like top 400-500, probably retire and coach/put myself out to stud some children.

As for the micro 2020 vision, just improve the game, play some challenge matches here and there and get some more wins over college guys. Get the confidence and game higher so that when 2023 rolls around and I finally have the money, we also have the level to make it happen

But it is a $100,000 risk. If I retire tomorrow and just work I will have $100k more saved up by age 45 than if I gamble on a pro career that does not pan out.

Unless of course I use my tennis resume, career high 800-900 ATP or something if I get there, to leverage a job where I make more than I do now. However those jobs are almost all seasonal and in cold ass climates. I'd rather stay in South Florida and coach serious players even if I make less money overall.

Real goal is to have some sort of video recording deal with ITF/ATP where I personally set up cameras at all futures events to bring more television to the lower levels of the game

So that is my vision next 5-10-15 years
What happened to the 1200 day plan. That was just a month ago. I just hope it's not a woman breaking your heart that's made you come to this decision.
 

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What happened to the 1200 day plan. That was just a month ago. I just hope it's not a woman breaking your heart that's made you come to this decision.
lol no there is no girl

The 1200 day plan was itself a 100k and 5 year gamble that will leave me most likely older and poorer and more injured than I already am. I retired with my body and mind still in tact and still young enough to have many more careers in other fields. I have many goals in life. I have many mountains to climb. Tennis was taking everything from me and not allowing me to pursue other things. Maybe you can say a woman named Tennis broke my heart, you can say that, yes.
 

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lol no there is no girl

The 1200 day plan was itself a 100k and 5 year gamble that will leave me most likely older and poorer and more injured than I already am. I retired with my body and mind still in tact and still young enough to have many more careers in other fields. I have many goals in life. I have many mountains to climb. Tennis was taking everything from me and not allowing me to pursue other things. Maybe you can say a woman named Tennis broke my heart, you can say that, yes.
Oh that is so sad! Of course, it would take the great Johnny Groove to word it like that! I could never get used to that guy named "Morgan" anyway ;)
 

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Oh that is so sad! Of course, it would take the great Johnny Groove to word it like that! I could never get used to that guy named "Morgan" anyway ;)
lol ha

It is what is

Today my first day of retirement I hit the gym for 3 hours. But I did the exercises I wanted to do, not the ones required by tennis
 

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lol no there is no girl

The 1200 day plan was itself a 100k and 5 year gamble that will leave me most likely older and poorer and more injured than I already am. I retired with my body and mind still in tact and still young enough to have many more careers in other fields. I have many goals in life. I have many mountains to climb. Tennis was taking everything from me and not allowing me to pursue other things. Maybe you can say a woman named Tennis broke my heart, you can say that, yes.
Hopefully despite breaking your heart you still love it. Look at Hewitt, playing doubles as we speak and is just as competitive as he's ever been, despite having the career he's had.
 

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Hopefully despite breaking your heart you still love it. Look at Hewitt, playing doubles as we speak and is just as competitive as he's ever been, despite having the career he's had.
Can't say I love the game anymore. Like, sure. Not love
 

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Have you ever looked deeper into the lifestyle of "godfather of wellness" Paul Chek? I came across him on youtube couple of years ago and found him quite fascinating. Kinda forgot about him until recently when I watched a corona video from him. He seems to have studied his topics quite deeply, makes good pro/cons nutrition videos (and workout videos).
 

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Have you ever looked deeper into the lifestyle of "godfather of wellness" Paul Chek? I came across him on youtube couple of years ago and found him quite fascinating. Kinda forgot about him until recently when I watched a corona video from him. He seems to have studied his topics quite deeply, makes good pro/cons nutrition videos (and workout videos).
Never heard of him, but just looked him up now. His Youtube seems to have plenty of good stuff and from just reading the titles, lines up a lot with my own views.

Thanks for the heads up man
 

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Never heard of him, but just looked him up now. His Youtube seems to have plenty of good stuff and from just reading the titles, lines up a lot with my own views.

Thanks for the heads up man
Interestingly, Nole's man Chervin Jafarieh from the IG live is doing a live with Paul Chek today.

I haven't seen the video with Djokovic. It's certainly important to watch the entire thing before judging him as a crazy guru. After all, it has worked out for Nole, he's been in contact with Jafarieh for 2 years or so. I can only hope that Nole will reach out to Paul Chek.

Chek does actually have a connection to LeBron James. Donnie Raimon, LeBron's personal biomechanist, has gone through the qualifying courses at the CHEK Insitute. Chek is also a pioneer of swiss ball training for athletes, maybe that has influenced LeBron, who uses the swiss ball quite a lot in his IG stories.
 

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Interestingly, Nole's man Chervin Jafarieh from the IG live is doing a live with Paul Chek today.

I haven't seen the video with Djokovic. It's certainly important to watch the entire thing before judging him as a crazy guru. After all, it has worked out for Nole, he's been in contact with Jafarieh for 2 years or so. I can only hope that Nole will reach out to Paul Chek.

Chek does actually have a connection to LeBron James. Donnie Raimon, LeBron's personal biomechanist, has gone through the qualifying courses at the CHEK Insitute. Chek is also a pioneer of swiss ball training for athletes, maybe that has influenced LeBron, who uses the swiss ball quite a lot in his IG stories.
Swiss ball is great, love it for balance and core

I watched some of the Djokovic videos with Jafarieh, guy seems similar to Amor y Paz, just younger and maybe not as out there. But it fits in with Djokovic milieu. I got bored after like 15 mins, I was like, I got it.
 
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