The Inside Look at an Elite Amateur Tennis Player

The Inside Look at an Elite Amateur Tennis Player Since there is so much information on the internet about how to perfect this or that tennis technique, I thought it would be very interesting for my audience to get an … Continue reading

Participation Trophies for Kids in Sport

Participation trophies for kids in sport. Why ‘pitching up’ doesn’t deserve an award A few months back, I read a piece that had been tweeted by a professional athlete and father, James Harrison of the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers. It was … Continue reading

Youth Training and Coaching

Youth training and coaching: six great tips of what to do and what not to do There are a few things I’ve learned about training and coaching athletes. One of those, is that the approach you have to the specific group … Continue reading

50 Things I Have Learnt as a Coach

50 things I have learnt as a Coach  Every year I add a few more things to my list. I’m now into my 22nd year of coaching, so here’s what I’ve learned along the way: 1. You can learn from … Continue reading

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce Champions? Part II

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce Champions? Part II As I mentioned in Part I of this blog, I strongly believe the coaches we need to be celebrating and rewarding are the ones that are finding ways to help … Continue reading