For Parents

Perception Deception

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

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Shut Your Mouth – Why you shouldn’t tell people your goals

Read enough popular books, blogs and magazines on fitness and you’ll inevitably stumble across a piece on goal setting. Much of the information presented is correct – make them measurable, specific and have a timeline. So far, so good. There is another well-intentioned tip to help you achieve said goal: tell people about what you want to achieve. The idea ...

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4 Things Every Tennis Player should do (without a coach)

4 Things Every Tennis Player Can Do Everyday, Without a Coach While most of us would like to improve our game, it is easy to find an excuse why we can’t. Two common excuses are that coaching costs are prohibitive or that we can’t find a hitting partner, or even both. Below are four cost, and personnel, effective methods of ...

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Fostering Independence in Developing Tennis Players

In many sports, including most of the football codes, basketball, netball and hockey, coaches can give guidance and advice to their players during a match. They can use messengers, time outs or even just yell out from the sideline. In tennis, with the exception of the college environment and in certain situations on the WTA circuit, the player needs to ...

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Myth Busting

Below are 3 myths that are commonly encountered as a Physical Performance Coach when working with developmental athletes. Unfortunately, many developmental athletes are denied the opportunity to perform resistance training, even though it could provide immense physical, mental and social benefits to them. Weight training will stunt your growth – BUSTED Mention resistance or weight training for anyone under the ...

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