Developing Sports Kid

Youth Development: My Five Key Guidelines when it comes to developing sports kid: I believe that the single biggest mistake made in kids coaching and the developing of a young athlete is that the fundamentals are not taught well enough and … 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

How to Attract More Girls to Play Tennis

There are four times as many boys playing tennis in the UK compared to girls, so what is the reason for this and what can British tennis coaches do about increasing the numbers? I always like to write about topical items … Continue reading

‘Fix it’ Coaches

‘Fix it’ Coaches – Why real change can’t happen until there is first trust Something that I often notice in the coaching world is that us coaches just love to ‘fix things’. We start with an athlete or team and … Continue reading

Finding Talent!

I think the heading of this article is very provocative in itself as what we define as ‘talent’ can mean so many things. Usually this term is associated with finding young tennis players who have good potential to develop further … Continue reading