Tag Archives: tennis

look beyond the ball …

TweetLook beyond the ball represents all the many adjacent components that create the environment in which a player can produce their best with the ball ! Leading up to the ball is the technical, physical, concentrated focus and tactical for the … Continue reading

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R..E..S..P..E..C..T

TweetResponsibility of Every professional Sports Personality to Exercise Control of Temperament … why is this important ? Firstly, as an athlete, the ability of keeping emotions appropriate to the job at hand will maintain the focus of performing skills and strategy without distraction, increasing their … Continue reading

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Creativity for 2015

TweetThe rising of new players throughout 2014 and a different winner in all the Grand Slams (men & women) reflected in end of year top 8 Masters finals contenders shows an emergence of tennis at another level. Players showing a … Continue reading

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Winning is about Head and Heart

TweetAfter almost forty years engaged in the professional tennis industry, the question most often asked is …  what is needed to win ? The Australian Open has just completed and the answer is evident for us all to see day … Continue reading

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Aussies at ‘play’

TweetEscorting groups of young tennis enthusiasts to the Australian Open (many their first experience) I was frequently asked “where can we watch our players play“.  Explaining to 11 year old’s, that only two got past the 1st round in singles … Continue reading

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Reality ‘hits’ players

TweetAustralia’s tennis ‘hangover’ of summer is coming to an end, with the last of the ‘Pro Tour’ tournaments about to commence and players looking at stints on the road – chasing their dreams. Reality of the professional and those aspiring … Continue reading

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Duffer Rule 7 – Delay of play

TweetA duffer, upon losing a game, may pause before resuming play to:   Get another beer from the clubhouse Utter profanities at the top of his lungs Throw his racquet into a tall tree  

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Tennis

TweetA game of 2 or 4 players, hitting a pressure rubber / cloth ball over a net with a racquet. The first competition: 1877.

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Rookie

TweetAn intern or apprentice learning a trade, job or profession.

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