For the Love of the Game

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They are Never your Players

Effective coaching requires a huge personal and emotional commitment from the coach, which leads to a pseudo-mental adoption of the players by their coaches.   Coaches like to refer to the players ...

Do not Forget the “Bad Ones”

High performance coaches seem to have selective memories when recalling with whom they have worked. Over and over you hear coaches mention all the great players whom they trained, excuse me, not...

Keep Working on your Game

Continually striving to improve as a player will make you a much better coach. You are a role model so being in shape and displaying good racquet skills will definitely improve your credibility...

How to Get out of a Slump

If you are a competitive tennis player, sooner or later you will find yourself in a slump – a time period when nothing seems to work, when even the simplest shots become a problem, when...

On Feeding

A few years back feeding drills came under attack as the industry shifted to a more tactical-based approach in which players learn to play tennis by playing with each other. The goal was to make...

Enjoy the Process

High performance coaching is a very emotional endeavor with constant ups and downs. Just when you think everything is going well, and all your players are performing fine, disaster is only one...

Fundamental Rally Tactics

One of the greatest mistakes players make is practicing to hit the ball better instead of practicing to win. For many players learning to play tennis means learning to hit the ball, so they...

Stay Away from the Net

One of the easiest ways to improve your game immediately, is by aiming higher over the net. Most players think that a great shot in tennis is fast and low over the net. They look at the net and...

Let the Ball Bounce Twice!

In this blog you will learn the secrets of the second bounce and why sometimes letting the ball bounce twice is a great coaching tool that will reveal very useful information....