Top Mistakes in Coaching Communication

There are a lot of great tennis coaches in each country. They have solid experience, huge knowledge and desire to be the best they can be. There we also have great tennis players. Skilled, motivated and willing to sacrifice a … Continue reading

Athletes: Don’t Be a Comfort Seeker!

Definition: A comfort seeker is an athlete/player who would rather be guided/coached by someone who tells them what they WANT to hear, instead of what they NEED to hear. They fear hard work. They fear the truth. They seek the … Continue reading

Don’t be a Baby!  

The title of this article is something I said to one of my 10-year-old boys, who is striving to be a great tennis player. This isn’t something I would usually say to someone I’ve first met or would be easily … Continue reading

How Much Does the Coach Really Matter? 

Sports fans typically fancy themselves to be true experts of their sport. They love to share their opinions as to what tactics athletes should adopt, what calls the coaches should have made, who must retire, who should turn pro, who … Continue reading

Are Junior Tennis Tournaments a Social Gathering?

I find it quite amusing when I attend junior tennis tournaments and see the teenagers huddled around each other either socializing or trying to snap a photo to put on social media. Then all of a sudden, their name is … Continue reading