How to Train Young Talented Kids

Every parent of a talented kid should read this: 70% of talented kids drop out of their sport before age 13. The reality is, 70% of all kids quit organized sports by the age of 13, and the number one … Continue reading

Fitness During Tournaments for Tennis Players Trying to be Elite

This past December I had a discussion with a young touring professional  who was having trouble sustaining his level of fitness during matches on the ATP tour. He had some very good chances to win matches against good players, but … Continue reading

Mastering the Fundamentals – ‘Where the Magic Happens’

Mastering the fundamentals – ‘Where the magic happens’ Ahhhh, I can hear some of you already, “Fundamentals, how boring!”. As I am predominantly known as a movement specialist in the sports performance world, I have always believed that you need to … Continue reading

The Ladder Epidemic. The good, bad and ugly of athletes training on ladders

The Ladder Epidemic. The good, bad and ugly of athletes training on ladders. Lately, there has been a lot of articles and coaches shunning the use of ladders in sports performance and athlete training. So, In true McCaw style, I’m … Continue reading

The Power of Coaching Cues

How many times have we experienced or witnessed a coach giving his or her players cues or instructions, but half the group didn’t understand it? The coach understand what he wants, but the players don’t. What is a “cue”? A … Continue reading