College Tennis Coach Reality Checks

Throughout my years of collegiate coaching, I listened to many bold statements from players, and I learned to become increasingly skeptical when I would hear these lines from recruits or players on my team. I would try to decipher whether … Continue reading

Rafael Nadal Struggles with Self-confidence – So Will You!

The best tennis players of our sport look and act extremely self-confident, but we forget that it might be completely different under the surface. They are also experiencing uncertainty and doubt. Tennis is an odd sport. Some days, you feel … Continue reading

How to Make Players Eat Healthy

Times when real athletes could achieve great results without carefully prepared complex approach are definitely gone. With so high competition around the world it is impossible to skip some areas and get to the top of the tennis world. If … Continue reading

How Stanislas Wawrinka Had a Panic Attack and Won the US Open

We tend to believe that if we can control our inner life – meaning our thoughts, feelings and emotions – then we have the opportunity to perform well. We tend to believe that if we think positively, we will be … Continue reading

How to Hit a Strong Two Handed Backhand

The article by David F. Berens.  When I was growing up, the two-handed backhand became the shot of choice for almost every top professional on tour. They found they could generate more power, disguise the direction they were hitting the ball … Continue reading