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What to look for when selecting a Strength & Conditioning Coach

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

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

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

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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8 Reasons S&Cs Should Get More Credit

I've been lucky enough to head up programs with a lot of great coaches in some fantastic environments. There have been philosophical variations with every step, especially in the tennis world. Some tennis programs can be time-capsules of coaching information. You've got to give them a good dust and in some case you'll need a hammer and chisel! Archaic, scientifically ...

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