The Tennis Drills. Mixing it up

I believe that from an early age, players should be encouraged to experiment with all the variables you can perform on a tennis ball. This includes trajectory, spin, speed and direction. These tennis drills are a few you can use … Continue reading

How Do You Learn?

One thing that is very important as a coach or teacher, is to understand how your pupils, students or players learn best. If I was to go back to my early days as a coach, I would never teach anyone … Continue reading

Concentration Competition

Recently in my coaching sessions both myself and the other coaches I work with have been assessing the player’s ability to concentrate. As defined in the Oxford Dictionary, concentration is ‘the action or power of focusing all one’s attention’. This … Continue reading

Davis Cup Champions…Where Do We Go from Here?

First we had the answer to the annually asked question of ‘When will we have a British Wimbledon Champion?’ in July 2014 and now we have an answer to British success in the Davis Cup! British tennis is buzzing with … Continue reading

Mental Toughness…It’s a Choice!

Recently I have been watching a programme on BBC2 called the Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week which coincidentally a friend of mine from University was participating in. To give you a brief background to the programme, 29 of the UK’s … Continue reading