BLOG

February 7, 2020

For the past couple of months, I have worked with some high school players hungry to make varsity next season.  We are nearing the end of our training so I wanted to start focusing on using the skills I was teaching them in point play.  After all, if they cannot put in...

January 20, 2020

Tennis has a lot of down time and what to do during that down time can make all the difference!  As the level increases in tennis, you can see more intentional and repetitive actions between points. 

  • Nadal gets 3 balls before serving and gives one back to the b...

January 1, 2020

The book I'm currently reading, Burn Your Goals by Joshua Medcalf and Jamie Gilbert, mentions a story that pertains well to tennis training. It starts with a boy who wants to become a samurai master archerer. The boy finds out that the training he is required to do is...

December 20, 2019

Owning a business is a way to build your own version of a utopia. The environment of the workplace can be designed by your own desires and goals. The word “business” is often connected with a mentality that it’s all about money. This has been true in the past (just goo...

December 3, 2019

You can never stop learning but I must admit, I wasn’t prepared to learn something from what I thought was a ridiculous tradition from our boy’s high school tennis team. In fact, it has been a full year since the that tradition ended with a pair of seniors that started...

November 19, 2019

Tennis can get frustrating.  Sometimes it's nice to look at the pros and realize they struggle in their matches a lot more than you think.  Before getting frustrated in your next tennis match over a missed shot, let's take a look at some stats that might put things in...

October 27, 2019

Tennis, like many sports, satisfies our human needs; making it fun to keep pursuing and improving upon.  More specifically, there are six needs that all people value.  It is worth noting that how you prioritize these needs determines the direction your life goes.  Thes...

October 11, 2019

I asked that very question to my team and got a variety of replies that didn't satisfy an answer that would always answer this question.  For example, some would say "hit more errors" or "make less first serves" but that doesn't answer the question.  Andy Roddick learn...

September 22, 2019

Don't think of pink elephants.  Whatever you do, don't think about pink elephants.  Let me guess, that's hard to not picture in your head?  Whenever you tell yourself "don't" and follow it with an action you are trying to avoid, all you are doing is reinforcing that av...

August 25, 2019

From 1908 to 2003, the British Cycling Team has won an astounding....1 gold medal.  That's right, they were on the bottom of the totem pole for decades as they were consistently considered one of the inferior teams in the Olympics.  Then came Dave Brailsford, the new p...

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive