Roger And Serena They Are Both Losers

If you want junior tennis players to reach their potential on the court, then they need to learn some hard truths and the earlier the better. “Competing Is Tennis” you either compete against yourself (looking to improve yourself) or you are on the court against an opponent. Learning to compete fairly, win gracefully, lose with dignity all whilst giving it 100% can be a tough and long process for junior tennis players, some never get there. We have a feeling people are losing sight of the fact that tennis is a brutal sport on your emotions and that in reality… Continue reading

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Should Young Athletes Take Supplements?

I have wanted to write this blog for a while now, but I was not sure how to go about it. As much as I want to help young athletes develop and become healthier, I also know some things are challenging to educate people on. Times change, we learn and we should get better! Supplementation for young athletes was once regarded as taboo and potentially dangerous. I have to admit before I got educated with current scientific research, I was sceptical and believed that supplementation for young athletes was unnecessary. How my thoughts have changed now… There are lots of… Continue reading

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Junior Tennis Players……Thinking

Have you ever wondered what your junior tennis player is thinking? Have you really put yourself on their level and realised they are looking at things from a different perspective? It is an effective tool to help create change. Junior tennis players are told what to do all the time and don’t get me wrong, direct instructions (technical, motivational, physical) are important and have a massive role in a child’s development and learning capacity. However I find it extremely important for educators (tennis coaches, parents, tennis trainers, mentors) to get on their level (put yourself in their shoes), then encourage them… Continue reading

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