Ten Things that Great Coaches Do

Great coaches are great listeners. Great coaches are great motivators. Great  coaches don’t just communicate well, they connect. Great coaches are great teachers. Great coaches care. They don’t only teach and coach the sport, they teach life skills and lessons. … Continue reading

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce Champions? Part II

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce Champions? Part II As I mentioned in Part I of this blog, I strongly believe the coaches we need to be celebrating and rewarding are the ones that are finding ways to help … Continue reading

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce a Champion? Part I

Does anyone really know how to produce a champion? Part I Did Erik Spoelstra suddenly become a worse basketball coach when Lebron James left the Miami Heat? Was Bill Belichick a bad coach when he got fired from the Cleveland Browns, … Continue reading

The Left Handed Tennis Players

Being left handed tennis players has many advantages and statistics from the United States Tennis Association have shown that roughly 10 percent of players in the world are left-handed. Over the years there have been many lefties that have dominated … 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