For Coaches

Group Training

Training in Groups One of the first differences I noticed from a football background into a Tennis Academy was the emphasis on one-on-one coaching. It seems that so many people, not necessarily the coaches though, consider one-on-one as the gold standard. While tennis coaches are can argue the merits of group versus one-on-one coaching, experience has shown that consistent improvements ...

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Tracking Physical Improvements

In High Performance Sport, it is not uncommon to hear about players undergoing physical testing. It often involves some type of speed, endurance and strength tests. These tests are performed after approximately 6 to 8 weeks, and are used to assess both the athlete’s improvement and the effectiveness of the program. This philosophy works well in many sports, especially those ...

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Ice baths (when travelling)

Ask almost any top player how they’re feeling and most of the players will tell you that most of the time they are fatigued, jet lagged or are carrying a niggling injury. This is totally understandable considering the excessive travel they undertake, the pounding they put their bodies through and the constant grind of tournaments they play. The need for ...

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Perception Deception

The truth is most of us don’t see ourselves as we really are. Read more…

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Advanced Bridge

Aside from the crazy fad of planking in bizarre or dangerous locations, if you were to observe where people exercise, at some point you’d almost definitely see the bridge (or plank) performed. THE MOVEMENT – as an exercise, not as a stunt – exploded after Professor Stuart McGill’s work was popularised in the mainstream press. Before long it wasn’t uncommon ...

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