Vintage Tennis has established a world class Tournament Performance Development program, specifically designed for tournament players (12 – 14 years | 14 – 16 years) with desire and passion, aspiring to maximise their potential.
The world class program provides the opportunity to secure the components required to heighten personal performance on the tournament stage, thus take their game to ‘world best’ standards. Furthermore leading through to a Post Junior Foundation Program in readiness for the Pro Tours.
Many of the world’s leading players have come through a similar system incorporating ‘peer progress’ and carry with them a sense of pride and community – two vital ingredients to professional success.
Based on the progressiveness and individuality of players, successful programs around the world allow the athlete to express their character and build a ‘game’ around the inner person.
Control Movement Pace & Place Train the brain
Racquet work Efficiency Power Read / Understand Consistencies Balance Placement the game
The four structural components are progressively linked resulting in an encompassing ‘all court’ global game
Each session will incorporate all strokes and the variety required; mental preparedness; encouragement to be creative, unique and courageous; all with the discipline to execute and sustain high performance levels.
- Goal setting
- Diary – time management |scheduling | knowledge record
- Nutrition and diet information
- Strength and conditioning | Agility and flexibility programs
- Psychological guidance
- Components of play – matching character, physicality, courage and discipline
- Tournament support
Vintage Tennis holistic approach engages families and private coaches, complementing the athletes pathway. Further details of structure/process can be forwarded by contacting Doug Hill
current: Tennis Victoria/Regional Sports Academies; Kooyong International Tennis Academy; Vintage Tennis clients
Kim Clijsters – “because every detail makes a difference”
“The higher the level of tennis gets, the less it comes down to just technical skills, and from that moment physical and mental power will determine more and more your ultimate performance level.”