Is Tennis Teaching Turning into Golf? Too Technical?

For some of you who follow me on social media, you know I have a passion for golf as well as tennis. I grew up playing golf with my father at six years old and have continued to play for … Continue reading

Command and Cooperative Coaching Styles in Tennis

Effective coaching doesn’t come in one form as every player is different and depending on the students and dynamics within the group. The coach has to select the best way to communicate to achieve the best results. It is very … Continue reading

A Daily Mental Practice That Might Just Work

A Daily Mental Practice That Might Just Work “Focus”…”Concentrate”….”Stay in the present”… these are all words and terms we use when coaching players from time to time. We have difficulty understanding why they get distracted and lose focus during various … Continue reading

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

Why Junior Players Should Stick to Closed Stance

My philosophy on why closed stance MUST be taught in juniors: Let me start with this: Before anyone accuses me of not being a ‘certified tennis coach’, well I am, for 13 years now. Not that it makes me ‘better’, … Continue reading