In this article I'm talking about a question that I get asked a lot by my students and their parents- how many hours a week should a junior player train in order to reach a College level.
My main point is quality over quantity, with a balanced schedule and a good tennis program it is possible to reach that level and still keep your grades at school and still have a normal balanced childhood while doing it.
In this article I'm talking about The Top Six Life-Altering Experiences That Changed My Life as a Tennis Player.
In any player's life, there are defining moments. These moments can take place while playing a match, while watching someone else play, or simply by having a conversation. When looking back at my 42 years in this game as a player and a coach, I can single out a few events that had a lasting effect on me and shaped me to be the person, player and coach that I am today
In this article I write about what it is that makes a great champion.
Over my years of meeting and knowing a lot of great champions, I realize that there are a lot of similarities between them, and that they all have a few basic traits that are essential. These traits helped them not only achieve greatness, but maintain it for a long time.
In this article I'm discussing whether to teach or not to teach volley, my approach is the "old school approach".
In today’s day and age, 99 percent of the players use a two-handed backhand and most players are playing a typical baseline style. Approaching the net, volleying and having a transition game are something of a lost art.