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What to look for when selecting a Strength & Conditioning Coach

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The time has arrived for you to start searching for a Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach for your Child. Perhaps they’re taking their sport more seriously? Or they need to build their body up for the extra training they’re doing? Or maybe it’s to balance their bodies or develop their athleticism? Most likely it’s a combination of all of the ...

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Why Junior Athlete Results Probably Don’t Matter

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Working with young Athletes can be an emotional rollercoaster, if you allow it to be. They can have amazing wins and terrible losses. They can progress at a rapid rate and then apparently stall for no reason. The key to staying stable is to take a long-term view. And one way to do this is to accept: Junior Results Probably ...

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Tennis Myths

Tennis Myths

Every Sport has it’s Myths and Misconceptions, and Tennis is no different. While many of these M&Ms are harmless, some can have the ability to hinder the your development. Below are 3 Common Myths that need to be crushed, especially in an effort to help you develop. 1) One-on-One with the Coach is the Pinnacle of Training Parents complain that ...

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Q&A: Stanford Coaching Legend Dick Gould

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Dick Gould is a coaching Legend. Yes, that’s a capital L, and no, we don’t use the “L” word flippantly. He is a Legend as much for what he has achieved, as who he is, and what he believes in. As the Stanford Head Men’s Tennis Coach he amassed 17 National Championships, 17 individual national championships, 50 All-Americans, 776-148 record, ...

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An Insider’s Insight: The Aussie Tennis Season

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Today the pinnacle of the Aussie Tennis Season, the Australian Open (AO), begins. As always the lead up tournaments have raised more than a few eyebrows at the injury rate, some intriguing results and a fair amount of back patting. Unfortunately it all means nothing and here is why. Form Means Nothing There is a fair amount of excitement during ...

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