How to Make a Junior Tennis Player Mentally Tough

This question came from a tennis parent. “Hi!! I m a mother of a 13 year old boy and 10 year old girl. Both my kids play tennis. My son is really struggling to win matches and losing from the players he … Continue reading

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

What Is The Biggest Challenge Tennis Coaches Face These Days When Working with Kids?

What is the biggest challenge tennis coaches face these days when working with kids? For many it seems tennis parents are the ‘problem’ in kids sport. But are they really? Could it maybe be, that in a lot of cases, … 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

Five Rules for Developing a Tennis Player Under 12 years

Five rules for developing a tennis player under 12 years The biggest mistake made in developing an elite tennis player is that the fundamental and development years (8-12 years) are rushed the minute the kids gets a result or two. In these years, … Continue reading