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TweetSince the Australian Open and now leading into the French Open many changes have happened in the structure of World Tennis. The changes are necessary (multiple global reasons) and in time the feedback and research/results will develop these to truly … Continue reading

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Challenge yourself

TweetAs tennis professional coaches working with high performance junior players we are always asking them to challenge themselves … well what about us ! This is where we must also challenge the knowledge we are imparting … is it up … Continue reading

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% adds up

TweetModern sport deals with so many different areas and components to find the edge when it becomes time to perform at your best … and more often than not it is the little things that you do, that individually may … Continue reading

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Why we do what we do …

TweetCoaching in all forms has multiple benefits to us as people – fitness, health, tangible outcomes, enjoyment, remuneration, success, winning, not winning (strength), values, building character, self satisfaction. Like most things in life, if you hear nothing then you assume you’re … Continue reading

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2017 – a year of insight

TweetVintage Tennis  –  Sports thoughts ! Welcome to a new year of ‘sports thoughts’ – during our get-togethers we will cover a number of topics with a view to honing our game and endeavours to the maximum of our skills and … Continue reading

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old head … young shoulders or young head … old shoulders

TweetThere is a phrase … “you can’t put an old head on young shoulders” … well, at the recently completed US Open Tennis Championships this phrase not only is challenged but also the reverse ! Let us look at the meaning of … Continue reading

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‘Clay’ season

TweetEuropean clay season is well underway with all the attention on some vintage Rafa and his extraordinary ability to take on all-comers and come out on top … a special time for our industry and inspiration to younger players coming through or … Continue reading

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Destination … Pro Tour

TweetAs the euphoria of the Australian Open and it’s vintage climax fades and Melbourne comes alive with  AFL and the upcoming Grand Prix, aspiring Aussie tennis professionals (18 – 22 years) consider their pathway and plans to achieving a pro tour destination and career. … Continue reading

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T E D

TweetTennis Enhancement by Design … anything we build has to start with thoughts and ideas that we then translate to a design. As professional tennis coaches our job is to take this design, draft up plans then implement ‘the build’ to create … Continue reading

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Rrrrrr … tennis !

TweetRight time | right decision | right changes | right returns … tennis in Australia has the capacity to add a few r’s to their overall development in light of it’s non – representation in any of the ‘world junior teams’ events this … Continue reading

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