Four Reasons Why Tennis Players Choke

Tennis is a tough sport. Players have to not only train every day to achieve advanced level but they also have to deal with ups and downs through many years of playing career. Adding technical difficulty to these reasons we … Continue reading

Tennis Fear

Recent research from the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin shed some very interesting light on fear in tennis. Tennis is an eye-to-eye combative sport. Unlike team sports or individual sports such as track and field, tennis is … Continue reading

Tennis Parents and their Role in Developing Tennis Players

The article “Staying Out of the Way” was written by Nick Bollettieri, 4 December 2013 and published on tennisrecruiting.net I started teaching tennis in the mid 1950s. Not a day goes by where my mind doesn’t say, “here we go … Continue reading

Does Your Child Lack Confidence?

This article was prompted by numerous parents calling me over the years about their child lacking confidence. Some of the questions I receive are around developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain that their child is nervous in … Continue reading

Don’t try to find flow or be in the zone 

Sometimes when you step out on the court you feel like everything is easy. You move effortlessly & you feel like even if you tried you wouldn’t even be able to miss the court. You have a little bit of … Continue reading