Responsible Athlete Develops Faster

Tennis coaches have to teach own players a lot of things. We go through technical skills (backswing, grip), tactical skills (taking advantage of short balls, hitting with more spin while being under pressure), physical abilities (improving speed, developing dynamic balance) … Continue reading

Stop the Madness 

There is this kid I know who is a talented soccer player. He trains twice per week with his club, two hours at a time. On the weekend, he and his teammates get to the grounds an hour early to … Continue reading

Don’t Try to Be Perfect

“Perfect shot”. “It was a perfect match”. “The conditions were perfect”. These and many more sentences we can hear during practice sessions or while being on the tournament. What is the one word that connects all these example? The word … Continue reading

Has Your Child Outgrown Their Current Training Environment?

A catastrophic mistake parents and junior tennis players make is that when they become the best player at their academy or current training arena, they feel like they have outgrown that environment. This is where the problems begin. First, you … Continue reading

Is there such a thing as “Perfect Tennis Technique”?

When a player starts out on their tennis journey, it’s nearby impossible to predict what the final results will look like. Tennis technique doesn’t only relate to what the racket does during the shot but also the body and feet. … Continue reading