Playing Up, Is It Value?

We hear tennis coaches claim that playing up is a good learning experience; but, it is? What one does not learn is technique because improving technique requires hitting thousands of the ”same” ball; this will not happen in any match; … Continue reading

How to Win a Tennis Tournament?

There is no better feeling than winning the tournament. When we win the last point in the final we start to respect our past work. We understand the reason of all hard practice sessions and we are happy that our … Continue reading

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