LET THE KIDS PLAY – A message to all tennis parents!
LET THE KIDS PLAY I have just spent 3 days at tournaments, watching many a terrible live broadcast of parents behaving badly! I’ve seen: Bullying (Both their own kids and their opponents) The terrible line calls – From parents on the sidelines (I’m sorry but you don’t have eagle eyes to see the far sideline […]
The Strain of Tennis of on Athletes – Understanding the demands of tennis
Professional tennis is a demanding sport that requires a high level of skill, mental and physical endurance, and dedication. The life of an elite tennis player is filled with training, competition, and travel. Travel is an essential part of the sport as players compete in tournaments all around the world. However, the strain of travel […]
Athlete Development in Tennis – Why it’s so important!
Athletic development plays a crucial role in the success of a tennis player. From speed and agility to endurance and strength, a well-rounded athletic foundation is essential for players looking to reach their full potential on the court. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the key components of athletic development in tennis […]
Flexibility and Mobility in Tennis – is it important?
Flexibility and mobility are two of the most important components of athletic development in tennis. They help players move freely and comfortably on the court, enabling them to reach and stretch for shots and change direction quickly and smoothly. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at why flexibility and mobility are so important […]
Importance of fitness for tennis – LETS GET TENNIS FIT
GET TENNIS FIT Tennis is a physically demanding sport that requires players to have a high level of fitness in order to perform at their best on the court. From the quick movements and explosive bursts of energy required to hit a powerful serve, to the sustained physical effort needed to chase down […]
What Separates the Great Players in Tennis to the Rest
Tennis is a sport that requires a unique combination of physical and mental skills, and it takes a special kind of player to reach the top of the sport. From physical attributes like speed and agility to mental attributes like determination and focus, there are many factors that contribute to making a great tennis player. […]
Mental Toughness in Tennis
Mental toughness is a vital attribute in the world of sports, and it can make the difference between winning and losing. It’s the ability to push through challenges, handle pressure, and stay focused on the task at hand. In this article, we’ll discuss what mental toughness is, why it’s important, and how to develop it. […]
Throwing the Tennis Serve
Throwing the Serve Improve your throw – improve your serve! The serving mechanics are very similar to the mechanics of throw. The ability to create lag and a fast arm, for spin and power generation in the serve are important to creating a high-quality serve in the short and long term. Learning […]
Building Young Athletes
Building Young Tennis Athletes: The Fundamentals Building an athlete from square one may seem a simple enough task, but in its simplicity comes complexity. What I mean is some things that are simple are often hard to do well and should be mastered before advancing. Here is a simple look at my approach to developing […]
LIFE’S A BEACH
BEACH FITNESS Training in the sand is not only fun but it’s better on your body! Tennis is one of those sports which takes its toll on the joints and tendons. Why? It’s a repetitive sport that is played often on hard surfaces with many changes of direction, jump/lands, and ball strikes. The lower body […]