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TweetMissing In Action … at the time of writing Melbourne (Australia’s home of tennis) has been in lock-down for the second time since March. Tennis Australia has cancelled all AR tournaments for 2020 and the Australian Open looks like going … Continue reading

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Pro Tennis … earning a living

TweetInternational tennis may be at a standstill during this global covid time … but lets consider Pro Tennis in our domestic/regional zones … so players can earn a living !! In Australia and other countries professional sports are gearing up … Continue reading

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Routine takes discipline

TweetAs sports people we are use to routines and schedules and we find it quite easy to go about our preparation to perform, develop, improve and it becomes second nature … however, during this time of restrictions nothing is second … Continue reading

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#tennistag

TweetFinally back to writing … so much to say … so much going on in our world environment. During these events of history and the emotional roller coaster we experience, Vintage Tennis, staying in touch with our players, has via … Continue reading

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Take your chances

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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