Tennis Champions Are Responsible for their Success

How far an athlete gets in their career lies entirely in their hands. It has little to do with federations or coaching. Oh, the good old blame game… The reasons why some don’t make it, blaming geographical position, tennis academies, … Continue reading

Is It Possible for Young Tennis Players Who Don’t Play the Modern Style of Tennis to Achieve Great Things?

Is it possible for young tennis players who don’t play the modern style of tennis to achieve great things? I received this question from a concerned mom. I asked a tennis coach to answer it. “I may not be asking … Continue reading

Hello Parents, Are You Ready To Let Go?

At sixteen years old I was one of the top juniors in the United States. My dream from when I was a young boy was to be a professional tennis player. I had dreams of playing in front of big … Continue reading

Ask a Tennis Expert

We launched a new rubric “Ask a tennis expert.” Today, Jimmy Johnson, founder of Advantage Tennis Academy, answered questions from our readers.  Cilenta: “I’m creating a video about youth tennis (grades k-12) for one of my courses at the University of Minnesota. I … Continue reading

Seven Things Great Coaches and Leaders Do

Seven things great coaches and leaders do 1. They listen better Great coaches and leaders know how to listen well. They understand that they will be able to come up with better answers, solutions and decisions for their athletes or teams when … Continue reading