The Health of Your Kid Is More Important Than Their Tennis Ranking

Does everybody agree on that? Theoretically – yes, in reality, not always. I often meet kids who play tennis tournaments with a running nose, cold or other health issues.  When I ask the parent “Why do you allow your kid … Continue reading

Slow but Sure When Developing Strong Tennis Players

There is advice for tennis parents who want their kids to become tour professionals as soon as possible. Parents and tennis players need to remember that the real success in tennis not how kids play in age 6-14. Times when … Continue reading

How Much Should Junior Tennis Players Train?

A couple of words from my personal experience. When I was attending high school and college in Russia I used to do track and field. My results were pretty good for a non-professional college level:  100 meter sprint – 11.5 … Continue reading

Food for Thought for Tennis Players

Whatever you do in life, nutrition is important. But for sportspeople and tennis players, in particular, be it professional, semi-professional, or amateur, it can help give you a vital edge if you put in the right “fuel”. Here we look … Continue reading

Optimal Training Schedule for a Junior Tennis Player

Optimal Training Schedule for a Junior Tennis Player I spent a couple hours researching dozens of sites of tennis programs for junior tennis players during the summer months.  I was wondering what kind of programs they offer to junior tennis … Continue reading