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

Teach Discipline on the Tennis Court

Teach Discipline on the Tennis Court Making of a champion: Of course it is a lot more complicated than I can explain in this short peace, but maybe soon if I get a book out, I can explain everything in … Continue reading

How to Build Fruitful Cooperation Between Tennis Coaches and USTA Player Development

I received an interesting opinion on the post “Can American Tennis Coaches Develop New Champions With Help of USTA Player Development?” from Ray Brown, PhD. I found his view very thoughtful and decided to publish as a separate article. Read … Continue reading

Can American Tennis Coaches Develop New Champions With Help of USTA Player Development?

Robert Lansdorp has written the interesting post “In Charge” on his blog. He asks a very simple question: “Why United States Tennis Association Player Development works with Spanish tennis coaches and does not cooperate with the best American coaches”. I … Continue reading

Why Do the Best Tennis Players Hire Former Tennis Stars as Coaches?

Why Do the Best Tennis Players Hire Former Tennis Stars as Coaches? Robert Lansdorp wrote an interesting post “Baby sitting jobs?” about a cooperation among former and present famous tennis players. Let’s read and discuss it. Lets take a look … Continue reading