Youth Sport: Six Ways for Sports Parents to Set a Great Example

Youth Sport: Six Ways for Sports Parents to Set a Great Example Let me start with this: Kid’s look up to adults for the example. They learn self-control by watching you display self-control. Like a coach who remains calm and … Continue reading

Tennis Fear

Recent research from the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin shed some very interesting light on fear in tennis. Tennis is an eye-to-eye combative sport. Unlike team sports or individual sports such as track and field, tennis is … Continue reading

Does Your Child Lack Confidence?

This article was prompted by numerous parents calling me over the years about their child lacking confidence. Some of the questions I receive are around developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain that their child is nervous in … Continue reading

Don’t try to find flow or be in the zone 

Sometimes when you step out on the court you feel like everything is easy. You move effortlessly & you feel like even if you tried you wouldn’t even be able to miss the court. You have a little bit of … Continue reading

Thinking Positive under Extreme Pressure – Come On!?

Thinking positive under extreme pressure – come on!? A lot of kids who play tennis are often told to just think positively. You know, how hard can it be!? To be honest, I do think that positive psychology is working … Continue reading