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Teach Your Child Tennis Part 1 – Basic Feeding & Hitting

Posted: 18/06/2017

Tennis can be a difficult game to learn especially for young children. It’s not easy hitting a moving ball, let alone getting the aforementioned ball over the net and into court! Most children who start the game at primary school age struggle… Read More >

Improvement is Inevitable

Posted: 08/02/2015

I’ve been tennis coaching for almost 40 years (I know you’re thinking that’s impossible) & I’m still learning about this extraordinary game. The recent Australian Finals between Novak & Andy, Serena & Maria highlighted the amazing athleticism, speed & mental… Read More >

The Chimp Within Us All

Posted: 05/09/2014

I’ve just read the Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters who has been credited with helping numerous British Olympic athletes win gold medals. In broad terms, it’s a ‘self-help’ book, however it is the way in which his techniques & ideas can… Read More >

Kids Play Match With No Adult Input Shock!

Posted: 27/08/2014

I’ve recently returned from holiday in Majorca & managed to go a whole week without hitting any tennis balls! I didn’t, however, escape from my football duties. I played with my 10 year old boy, almost every day on the… Read More >

Wimbledon Thoughts

Posted: 05/07/2014

I’ve just returned from Wimbledon, my second Grand Slam event of the year! The contrast with the French Open is striking. I enjoyed Roland Garros, but compared to Wimbledon it’s looking a little tired & frayed around the edges. However… Read More >