The Parent Is the Key to the Tennis Success of a Kid

The Parent Is the Key to the Tennis Success of a Kid The key to the tennis success of a kid, is the parent, and I can tell you most are doing a poor job. In the triangle (coach, kid, … Continue reading

How Much Should Junior Tennis Players Train?

A couple of words from my personal experience. When I was attending high school and college in Russia I used to do track and field. My results were pretty good for a non-professional college level:  100 meter sprint – 11.5 … Continue reading

Tennis is not about tennis. Why can’t people figure this out?

Tennis is one of the most difficult sports to learn, and one of the most complicated to master. This is why we have a sport in which only the top 100 make a living at it and the rest spend … Continue reading

Assessment at a Young Age Could Save Your Child’s Tennis

This article was prompted by an increasing number of parents over the years contacting me for a truthful assessment of their child’s tennis. It is not so easy to receive the truth for some so I am here to give … Continue reading

Mirror Reflections

I really felt it was high time to write this piece. Maybe it’s because, as coaches we might sometimes find it a bit personal or difficult to tell a parent. I mean it would be pretty forward, but sometimes honest … Continue reading