3 Ways to Improve your Footwork for Tennis – INSTANT RESULTS!!!

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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 […]

Bridging the Gap on Performance

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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

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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

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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 […]