Is Novak Djokovic the greatest of all time?
Novak Djokovic is widely considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time, and for good reason. With numerous Grand Slam titles and a dominant presence on the court, Djokovic has proven time and again that he is one of the best players in the world. In this article, we’ll explore why […]
Why your should like Nick Kyrgios
Why should you like Nick Kyrgios? Many reasons! Nick Kyrgios is a talented and exciting tennis player who has made a significant impact on the sport. With his unique playing style and magnetic personality, Kyrgios has become one of the most entertaining players to watch on the court. In this article, we’ll take a closer […]
3 Ways to Improve your Footwork for Tennis – INSTANT RESULTS!!!
Here are 3 ways to instantly improve your footwork on the tennis court! 1.) Get wider! This means wider in your stroke stances, your split step, recovery movements, and width after you strike the ball. Getting wider will lower your centre of mass, which leads to better balance. Getting wider will increase your stability and […]
The Footwork and The Body Connection – Understanding how the body affects your movement and footwork on the tennis court
The Footwork and The Body Connection: Understanding how the body affects your movement and footwork on the tennis court: What is the key to developing footwork? The answer is understanding your athlete’s footwork technique, their body’s limitations, and the tactics of implementation. Footwork Ability = technique + physical + tactics This BLOG will focus on […]
Bridging the Gap on Performance
WHAT BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN THE BODY AND SKILL? An interesting relationship exists between TWO forces on the tennis court. 1.) The Skill of Performance: how well you play tactically and technically. 2.) Physical Capacities: How well your body can perform and for how long. In my time as a tennis and physical performance coach, […]
The Footwork Diary: Split Step or Flow Steps
All the Split Steps of the rainbow One of the most over-analysed topics in the footwork world is the variations of Split Steps. And there are many beliefs and theories which need to be put to rest. It is very easy to view a professional, highly skilled athlete and make assumptions on what a 12-year-old […]
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 […]