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

Telling a College Tennis Coach No Is Almost As Good As Yes

“That Coach Mullins is so nice. He seems like a really good coach and he has been great to me throughout the recruiting process. He came and watched me play in Memphis, San Diego, Indianapolis and even did a home … Continue reading

A Daily Mental Practice That Might Just Work

A Daily Mental Practice That Might Just Work “Focus”…”Concentrate”….”Stay in the present”… these are all words and terms we use when coaching players from time to time. We have difficulty understanding why they get distracted and lose focus during various … Continue reading

Why My College Roommate Did Not Fail as a Tennis Player

A few months ago, I explained some of the reasons as to why I failed as a professional tennis player. This time, I want to discuss how one of my college teammates and roommates made it as a professional tennis … 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