Time Lag Between “Knowing” and “Doing”

A long and complex mathematical computation may take several trials to complete. Each trial is a practice run at getting it right. The combination of trial followed by “gestation” can take as much as three days. After three days there … 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

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce a Champion? Part I

Does anyone really know how to produce a champion? Part I Did Erik Spoelstra suddenly become a worse basketball coach when Lebron James left the Miami Heat? Was Bill Belichick a bad coach when he got fired from the Cleveland Browns, … Continue reading

Kevin Anderson, the 6’8” Nightmare

Many people have their opinions of how someone became so good on the ATP Tour and then there are those who played and saw the progression of how someone became such a great tennis player. I am not sure if … Continue reading

Fourteen Principles of Mental Toughness in Tennis

1. Mental toughness can only be taught by someone who is mentally tough. 2. There is nothing on the web about mental toughness of any value. It is all pop psychology or pseudo psychology. 3. Most people can learn to … Continue reading