Tennis Is One of the Most Physically Demanding Sport

Male students often arrive at our place in horrible poor physical shape. I have inquired about this and they reveal that they are discouraged from participating in any physically demanding activity for fear that it will be too much for … Continue reading

Parents, Seek Coaches Who Are Tough, but Fair on Your Kids

TOUGH LOVE – Parents, seek coaches who are tough, but fair on your kids, you’ll thank them later: Think back to the teachers and coaches you remember and respected most from your school days. You may only remember 2 or … 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

Thirty things I’ve learnt – Advice for young coaches

Thirty things I’ve learnt – Advice for young coaches I’m in my 20th year of coaching. I started whilst still in school actually. My first job was cleaning the restrooms and floor at a gym above the restaurant I waitered … Continue reading